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my sali fin mollies my guppies so many babies but how do i change the water?

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Post by Guest Sun Jun 14, 2015 4:57 pm

my guppy tank and molly is filled with tiny baby but i need to water change them both


How do i do it without dumping the  babies in the sink ???

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Post by fish lady Sun Jun 14, 2015 5:17 pm

do you have a gravel cleaner if so you can put pantyhose on it to stop them from being sucked up
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Post by Guest Sun Jun 14, 2015 5:20 pm

yeah its just so big though i was hoping another way

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Post by fish lady Sun Jun 14, 2015 7:12 pm

Fill bucket with a smaller white container so you can see if you got any fry
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Post by Guest Sun Jun 14, 2015 7:36 pm

Bucket should be white? They so tiny hard to see

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Post by GaryE Sun Jun 14, 2015 8:13 pm

Scoop and pour the water through a net, then return any caught babies. Repeat. It's tedious, but it works. Or, if you are patient, use a very narrow siphon and take your time.
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Post by Biulu Sun Jun 14, 2015 8:40 pm

I use an air stone with an airline attached. Guaranteed nothing passes through that! I position the airstone at the height until where I want to siphon off the water. Then I go and take a coffee....
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