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Detailed drip acclimation: discussion thread

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by msjinkzd, Jun 25, 2008.

  1. msjinkzd

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    #1 msjinkzd, Jun 25, 2008
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    What are you supposed to drip with?
     
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    Buy youself a length of small bore airhose and an airhose screw clamp....Start the syphon, use the clamp to regulate the drips to 1 - 2 per second...job done :)
     
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    Good article, I have used the drip acclimation a few times.
     
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    I knot the airline tubing as opposed to using a clamp, works well for me!
     
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    after the dripping for 3 hrs, why not just pour the fish into the tank, as opposed to netting them... the "mini tank" should have already had the equivalent of multiple water changes by then right?
     
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    I ALSO KNOT THE AIR LINE TUBE, WORKS PERFECTLY, YOU CAN AJUST THE KNOT TO GET THE DESIRED FLOW......
     
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    maybe to get as little as possible of the water it came in to be safer?
     
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    I never add shipping water, whether it contains bag buddies or not.
     
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    Where do you get an airline screw clamp? I was looking, but couldn't find one, wound up going with this in line valve that leaks like crazy.
     
    #10 Hebily, Apr 16, 2009
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