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Old 11-27-2012, 06:59 AM   #2
CytoEric
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I'm not sure that you need to test for anything necessarily, as long as your tank is fully cycled. The only suggestions I can make are to be sure that you have a food source for them (enough algae or a supplemental source) and also to acclimate them slowly (I drip acclimate mine). That is all I do, and I've never had one die...
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