Moving my 55 gal to my room cause grandma help?

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Gaarakilla19 created the topic: Moving my 55 gal to my room cause grandma help?

Im gonna move him and take all water out n add new water with conditioner but keep all 3 of my filters where????!?! just the media maybe? in the 1 bucket and ivory in the other 5 gal?
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JBare replied the topic: Re:Moving my 55 gal to my room cause grandma help?

If you're going to move the media and Ivory in a bucket, I would suggest filling those buckets with current tank water. Once you're reset up only replace the amount of water that's not in the buckets. That's what I would do anyways. Also, if I'm not mistaken you'll want to keep oxygen going..
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Lammergeier replied the topic: Re:Moving my 55 gal to my room cause grandma help?

If it isn't gonna take you too long to move the tank (as in, you can get it done in a few hours or less), just put the filter media in a bucket with tank water, and ivory in another bucket with more tank water and an airstone. As long as the new water you put in the tank has the same pH and temp as the old water, you can just net Ivory into the new tank without problems when you get it set up.

Moved my 55 gal into the spare room the other day (hospital tank with 2 SDs in it), and that's what I did. It worked out fine.
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daddadoo7 replied the topic: Re:Moving my 55 gal to my room cause grandma help?

Cant he just leave the media in the filters filled with tank water ? Thats what ibwas gonna do when I move everyone into the big tank.....should I rethink my plan ?
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Lammergeier replied the topic: Re:Moving my 55 gal to my room cause grandma help?

Actually, yeah he could lol, unless the filters are too heavy to move without draining the water. Come to think of it, I didn't actually drain the eheim when I moved it.
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face mcshooty replied the topic: Moving my 55 gal to my room cause grandma help?

you have a bio wheel filter right if so make sure to keep the bio wheels wet it only takes 10 minutes or so for them to dry out

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Gaarakilla19 replied the topic: Moving my 55 gal to my room cause grandma help?

can i put all my tank water in my bathtub if i scrub it with hot water or something?
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face mcshooty replied the topic: Moving my 55 gal to my room cause grandma help?

can i put all my tank water in my bathtub if i scrub it with hot water or something?


there's no need to just

1 take the filters off either leave the media in the filter or put it in a bucket with tank water as long as it stays wet
2 put ivory in a bucket with tank water
3 drain the tank
4 move it
5 fill the tank back up with 100% new water put water conditioner in
6 plug in the pumps heater back in (put the media back in if you remove it)
7 put ivory back in
and you're done it really is that simple

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Gaarakilla19 replied the topic: Moving my 55 gal to my room cause grandma help?

Heres ivorys new spot by my bed in my room :) one of the filters after i moved it was making a really horrible vibrating sound so trashed it it was used with the tank also when i got it in like jan
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DBLN8 replied the topic: Moving my 55 gal to my room cause grandma help?

Welcome back Garra!
How big is Ivory now?
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