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A Simple Way To Prevent Cross Contamination In Your Tanks

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A simple way to prevent cross contamination in your tanks - This is how I prevent passing "things" from one tank to another

With summer coming along and winter almost gone, we are all going to face the heat. And with heat it can bring on more infections and viruses, but on the other hand there are some things that don't like he heat. The most common one we know is the dreaded ich, we all had to face this at one time or another.

And for those who like me have MTS, we have to becareful not to spread things around from tank to tank.

There is a simple way to help prevent cross contamination from tank to tank and...
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I should try that!
 
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Good idea.

I think I'm going to have to figure out a way to do this, primarily with my gravel vacuums since they may be in multiple tanks on a particular day.
 
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When I use my gravel vac I vac all my tanks first then I put my vac tube under the faucet and flush out all the dirty water that was in the vac.
The reason I do it like this is when you are doing your vac water is flowing 1 way and not going the other way until you use it to refill your tanks.
 
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Thanks for the great info. Cross contamination can be a huge issue.
Jungle makes a net dip as well.
 
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Lucy said:
Thanks for the great info. Cross contamination can be a huge issue.
Jungle makes a net dip as well.
Thanks Lucy! I will look into that!
 
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