Moving and new tank

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Hey im moving and I'm getting a 125 gallon tank and transferring my oscar to that what is the easiest and safest way to transport and also easiest and safest way to acclimate him to the new water.
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Rocksor replied the topic: Moving and new tank

Put him in a 5 gallon bucket and drip acclimatize (or pour half a cup every 10 minutes) him to the new water. Makes sure that the bio-media is in a separate 5 gallon bucket with the old tank water.
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Darth Nandopsis replied the topic: Moving and new tank

The rock has you covered on acclimatizing.

Moving depends on how far/how long of a trip & how big the fish in question is.

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Suprd71 replied the topic: Moving and new tank

Single Oscar in his own 125? Lucky fish, and well done! Good luck with the move, you should be on your way to growing a beast status Oscar.


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Riles52 replied the topic: Moving and new tank

Darth the oscar is about 7-9 inches it's probably a 10 to 15 minute move
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Suprd71 replied the topic: Moving and new tank

No sweat. I have had fish that size in a Coleman cooler for several hours during transport, no issues.


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