[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
At 03:48 AM 3/17/01, you wrote:
>Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2001 23:07:59 EST
>From: CDELAHUNT at aol_com
>Subject: Re:Water changes and temperatures
><< Subject: Water Changes
> Being a newbie, I have a question regarding water changes. I have a 55 gal
> tank and when I do water changes, I am talking 15 to 20 gallons of water.
> Coming out of the tap, the water is much colder than the water in the tank.
> It would be awkward for me to keep that much water sitting around to warm up
> for the changes. Will the colder water damage the plants or kill the few
> fish I have in the tank? My water comes from a well, so I have no problems
> with additives to the water.
> Thanks in advance.
>Why not mix hot and cold tap water to approximate the tank temperature?