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Bwompus
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PostSubject: Help   Tue Jul 20, 2010 5:28 am

power failure. on wifes phone. hourly draining 3 gallon and putting back to agitate surface. overkill.? ADVICE.???.
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PostSubject: Re: Help   Tue Jul 20, 2010 8:21 am

Power is back on. Lol..draining 4 tanks 3 gallons each hour and putting it back in for 6hrs is a chore. Fish seem to be fine. Lol...its 430 in the am and I have to be at work in 2.5 hours. Sleep
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PostSubject: Re: Help   Wed Jul 21, 2010 12:23 pm

Sounds like you got it sorted. Good work on the commitment! I suspect that i would have done the same thing Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Help   Wed Jul 21, 2010 12:40 pm

Thanks!

I didn't know how long they could go without the pumps being on.

I have since invested in a couple of battery powered airpumps so this won't happen again. Seems we've had increasingly more powerful thunderstorms of late.

All of the fish are fine.
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PostSubject: Re: Help   Wed Jul 21, 2010 12:55 pm

those battery powered air pumps are awesome...so need to get some of them Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Help   Tue Aug 03, 2010 1:40 am

glad to hear that everything is ok!!
chuck
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PostSubject: Re: Help   Tue Aug 03, 2010 3:36 pm

77maverick wrote:
glad to hear that everything is ok!!
chuck

I have some more BNs if you are still interested. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Help   Wed Aug 04, 2010 2:00 am

thanks, but just got a dozen last week.
chuck
thanks for thinking of me though.
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PostSubject: Re: Help   Wed Aug 04, 2010 2:40 am

a dozen Shocked

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PostSubject: Re: Help   Wed Aug 04, 2010 1:40 pm

77maverick wrote:
thanks, but just got a dozen last week.
chuck
thanks for thinking of me though.

No problem!! I still owe you if you need to thin out the lineage any. I keep my word.
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PostSubject: Re: Help   Wed Aug 04, 2010 2:54 pm

Wow ...you did so much work, bugga that, those battery pumps are the GO...
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Bwompus
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PostSubject: Re: Help   Wed Aug 04, 2010 3:02 pm

Yup...got them ready to go for the next one.

Been lucky...we've had this house for 3 years and that was the first time the power has gone out. Power company was on it immediatly and we had a new transformer by 4-5 am.
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PostSubject: Re: Help   Sat Aug 07, 2010 2:26 am

hey bwompus,

we had a power outage the other day also! was out for about 14 hours!
luckily i did not lose anything at all. i traded a friend in florida for a dozen young albino and brown bn. i sent him a dozen aspidoras and some guppies.
hopefully my calicos will spawn soon. i have 2 males and 2 females. one male has been hanging around the cave, but nothing yet. soon though i hope!
i'll keep you in mind about those bn you have.
thanks!
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