Keith;120477 said:? i just thought of something. how do you acclimate octos? im used to setting a bag of water with a fish in the tank it till the temp is the same then letting the fish out. all the pictures ive seen of octos acclimating are taken in buckets or styrofoam boxes. am i missin somethin here?
I think the drip method is best when dealing with saltwater fish, because the SG difference that exists can shock them, and just floating a bag wont transfer any salt through, just temp. Its being on the safe side, but for freshwater fish I just float a bag and release as you said.