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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-03-2014, 09:26 AM Thread Starter
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What to do with plants until I'm ready?

I'm setting up a planted tank and will be buying plants online. I want to set the tank up next weekend and I'm trying to time it so that the plants get delivered Thursday or Friday. What do I do with the plants until I'm ready to set up the tank which could be 1-2 days? Can I just put them in a bucket of declorinated water? Do I need to add a heater? Thanks.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-03-2014, 03:46 PM
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You can keep them in a bucket of water just fine. In fact, for long term, if you add a light on top of that bucket and they can live in there for a long time!
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No heater needed, just don't put the bucket right in front of the air conditioner.
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