Just added 2 neon tetras and 3 Guppys!!

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by Deesk06, Jul 21, 2015.

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    Deesk06 Valued Member Member

    Just added 2 neon tetras and 3 Guppys!! I am now fully stocked. I have 6 neon tetras and 3 Cobra guppies I got! As well as a new plant :) !! UNFORTUNATELY 30 minutes into the acclimating process when I walked away the bag must have tipped over and into the aquarium and the fish swam out :0 hopefully they will be okay..not much I can do now :/

    How well will this work?


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  2. OP
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    Deesk06 Valued Member Member

    All the tetras and Guppys seem to be schooling together as one now..it's pretty cool..unless they are fighting :0 hope not.does not look like it


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  3. BornThisWayBettas

    BornThisWayBettas Fishlore VIP Member

    Oh, you mean the fish just getting released into the aquarium like that? Well, before I joined Fish Lore, I actually didn't acclimate my fish, as bad as that sounds. Yup, I just drained most of the water and then dumped them into my main tank, no acclimation no quarantine or anything like that. So a little of the store water went into my tank, yes. I don't think it killed any of my fish, although I don't recommend it.

    You might do a little water change, but get others' advice before acting on this, though.
     
  4. AquaticBrandon

    AquaticBrandon Well Known Member Member

    Welcome to Fishlore!
    I agree, I would do a small water change. My mistake when I got into the hobby was that I would add the Pet Store water into my tank. Nothing happened, but one time I did it and it costed my whole entire livestock. I had a huge ICH outbreak. Hope you enjoy the forum :)


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  5. Plecomaker

    Plecomaker Well Known Member Member

    Yeah, unfortunate, but. Not neccesarily tragic.
    if you got it locally, there is always a possibilty of the water chemistry matching up.
    i actually would not do a water change yet. Its the only water that theyre used to, soi would wait, maybe do one tomorrow.
     




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