transporting of fish

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    rvt786 Mohammed

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    Hi. I recently bought fish a shop. A fire shrimp Koran angel and a butterfly. When I got home floaters them but notice bags looking flat.
    I live 20 km from the shop.
    They bag th fish but did not fill with oxygen. Just tied rubber bands on top.
    Could this be the cause of all 3 fish dying? Within two days. ?
     
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    What LFS did this??
     
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    Did you just float them and then add them to the tank?
     
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    rvt786 Thread Starter Mohammed

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    Could not for very long. Normally float for 30 mind but bags w looking flat so hade no choice
     
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    You need to acclimate them for your tank at least for an hour or two. Adding them suddenly like that can cause a "shock" in there system and the eventual result is death. The best way is to place them in a bucket (if you don't have a quarantine tank) and then slowly add from your tanks water over a period of time to acclimate them. Also don't name the LFS on the forum as this is not allowed.
     
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    You have to acclimate every fish no matter how hardy it as. Dripping is so easy no hard work[​IMG]
     
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    rvt786 Thread Starter Mohammed

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    Thanx.
     
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