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Re: [APD] Fish breathing heavily after water change
Erin Poythress wrote:
> This was never a problem until we began siphoning and filling using a Python. Yesterday we siphoned out about 30% or so, which is about normal weekly. We fill it up super slow because the pipe from which our faucet gets cold water is close to ground level and it stays lukewarm when it's 100F outside, like it was yesterday.
What I do is put one of those miniature LCD thermometers right on the
tap and adjust the tap water to the tank temperature, then let it go
I can only speculate about the respiratory distress, but if your water
is acidic it is possible that the baking soda is reacting to release CO2
so that the concentration is higher than you think. Check the condition
of your tap water and see what the actual observed conditions are; pH,
"Drilling wells is boring."
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