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11-02-2014 02:18 PM
fablau Thank you for your reply and info, appreciated. As I am discussing on another thread on these forums, and very detailed on this one:

http://www.barrreport.com/showthread.php?t=17533

I plan to keep filters running with carbon inside, and add airlines back and forth from outside. That should make the trick. Thanks!
11-02-2014 01:50 PM
Aquaticz
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Aquaticz, thank you so much for posting your experience here, I have 4 tanks and I am going to have your exact same kind of fumigation (Monday to Friday) in a month or so, therefore I am going to try what you have described here. I have just a question: when you left your sealed tanks inside, did you turn off all the equipment? It is my understanding you removed the filters completely: where did you out all the media inside?

I know this is a old thread, but more details on that would be great. In my big 75gl tank, I have a wet/dry filter, and I guess better stop everything to avoid mixing poisoning air with water... What do you think?
I kept the media alive. I left a small amount of water in the ahem canister. I opened up both pots and placed the filters outside, in shade with a breeze. It kept the media alive.

Bump: must remove all equipment
10-30-2014 02:25 AM
fablau Aquaticz, thank you so much for posting your experience here, I have 4 tanks and I am going to have your exact same kind of fumigation (Monday to Friday) in a month or so, therefore I am going to try what you have described here. I have just a question: when you left your sealed tanks inside, did you turn off all the equipment? It is my understanding you removed the filters completely: where did you out all the media inside?

I know this is a old thread, but more details on that would be great. In my big 75gl tank, I have a wet/dry filter, and I guess better stop everything to avoid mixing poisoning air with water... What do you think?
01-10-2013 05:25 AM
lochaber I'm a bit late to this thread, but glad to hear things made it okay.

'no hassles'...

Might want to consider running some carbon the next couple days, just for cheap insurance/etc.

Probably not what you want to hear, but when I first seen the 'termites' heading, my first thought was 'cool, cheap/free live food'
01-10-2013 04:34 AM
Michael T Congrats. Happy everything turned out great for your tanks.
01-10-2013 04:09 AM
Aquaticz It is really great.
Thanks you - you were all great support

I just hooked up a few lights.
Ahhhhhhhhhhhh peace and quiet .......
with one hell of a view.


Yeeeeehhaaaaa

Probably take a few days to get it all up and running but that is fine with me :-)

Thanks again to each of you

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01-10-2013 01:45 AM
GreenBliss I'm glad everything went great for your tanks.
01-09-2013 09:12 PM
zoragen Fantastic!!
01-09-2013 09:03 PM
DarkCobra YES!!!

So glad everything worked out ok!
01-09-2013 08:30 PM
wendyjo Yay! *High Five*
01-09-2013 06:21 PM
HD Blazingwolf HALLELUJAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!

im ecstatic for you!!!!
01-09-2013 06:11 PM
dougolasjr Glad everything made it.
01-09-2013 06:05 PM
Aquaticz Drum roll please............


Everything and I mean absolutely every plant plant and fish SURVIVED. WHHHHHHHHOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOO

I LOVE TO CURSE BUT WON't do it here

THS IS FRIGGIN FANTASTIC

THANKS EVERYONE.
WE NOW KNOW A SUCCESSFUL WAY IF THIS EVER HAPPENS TO YOU





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01-09-2013 03:58 PM
Aquaticz I have ONE MORE HOUR B4 I see the Tanks. Not being very successful in eating breakfast to waste time

I am going nuts. With anticipation


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01-09-2013 03:33 PM
WestHaven That gas line is scary. It's good you found it before it had an accident. Good luck with your tanks.
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