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DWARF OCTO HELP!!!!

macfl

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i just purchased a dwarf octo at one of my lfs, i have his tank set up, but how long should i let the bag float for????????!!!
 

Nancy

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What you should do is add your tank water to the bag a little at a time, maybe over 1/2 hour. It's been floating for some time, so the temperatures must be about equal. Then pick up your little octo and put him in the water - don't empty the water into the tank, if you can help it.

Nancy
 

Colin

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How did the acclimatisation go?

Also, be sure to enter your octopus tank details into the database...

cheers

Colin
 

macfl

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he died :oops: :cry: i did the float and drip for 45 mins, then i came back about 20 min later and he was dead, all my levels were on 0. he was a dwarf
 

Nancy

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Sorry that your little dwarf octo died. :frown:

Do you have any idea why? What about pH and sg,
nitrates, nitrites and ammonia? It would be good if you could figure this out.

:angelpus:

Nancy
 

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