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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.
>  leok
>   >>
>Why not mix hot and cold tap water to approximate the tank temperature?