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Post Posted: Tue Sep 01, 2015 5:04 pm   Feeding Tanks

For those of you that use a feeding tank, could you describe to me your setup? Is this a smaller tank/tub you have setup full time with a sponge filter/smaller HOB or do you fill a container as needed with aquarium water or.....?
125 gal tank w/ ATBA - FX6 filter
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Post Posted: Tue Sep 01, 2015 9:53 pm   Re: Feeding Tanks

I don't think anyone has it setup for full time use. I have a separate sink to use for them, so I just match water temps. If you have strong chlorine levels, then I would probably dechlorinate first.
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Post Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 7:37 am   Re: Feeding Tanks

I just use an old cooler. I put tank water maybe 3"deep in it. Feed them then dump the water out.
1 Male Mississippi Map/Mississippi
1 Female RES/Slidy.
1 DBT White Concentric Female/ Lucky
1 DBT Male/ Spots
(Housed in the same tank)

300 gallon indoor stock tank, FX6 & FX5 filters. Mega-Ray 100w UVB bulb.
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Post Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 9:17 pm   Re: Feeding Tanks

Thanks guys! Trying to make sure everyone in my crew gets their own share and some seem rather determined that this will be the time they can swim through the glass.
125 gal tank w/ ATBA - FX6 filter
0.0.1 Yellow-Belly Slider: Michelangelo
0.0.1 Red-Eared Slider: Donatello
0.0.1 Southern Map Turtle: Raphael

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Post Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 9:22 pm   Re: Feeding Tanks

How many and what breed? What size tank are they in? You can put that info in your sig if you want :-)
1 Male Mississippi Map/Mississippi
1 Female RES/Slidy.
1 DBT White Concentric Female/ Lucky
1 DBT Male/ Spots
(Housed in the same tank)

300 gallon indoor stock tank, FX6 & FX5 filters. Mega-Ray 100w UVB bulb.
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Post Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2015 5:07 pm   Re: Feeding Tanks

You talked me into it! 8)
125 gal tank w/ ATBA - FX6 filter
0.0.1 Yellow-Belly Slider: Michelangelo
0.0.1 Red-Eared Slider: Donatello
0.0.1 Southern Map Turtle: Raphael

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Post Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2015 5:11 pm   Re: Feeding Tanks

Yeppers!
1 Male Mississippi Map/Mississippi
1 Female RES/Slidy.
1 DBT White Concentric Female/ Lucky
1 DBT Male/ Spots
(Housed in the same tank)

300 gallon indoor stock tank, FX6 & FX5 filters. Mega-Ray 100w UVB bulb.
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Post Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2015 5:16 pm   Re: Feeding Tanks

Cool, I also have 4 ;-)
1 Male Mississippi Map/Mississippi
1 Female RES/Slidy.
1 DBT White Concentric Female/ Lucky
1 DBT Male/ Spots
(Housed in the same tank)

300 gallon indoor stock tank, FX6 & FX5 filters. Mega-Ray 100w UVB bulb.
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Post Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2015 5:29 pm   Re: Feeding Tanks

Nice! Have you ever had to deal with any of your females laying eggs or anything of that nature?
125 gal tank w/ ATBA - FX6 filter
0.0.1 Yellow-Belly Slider: Michelangelo
0.0.1 Red-Eared Slider: Donatello
0.0.1 Southern Map Turtle: Raphael

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Post Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2015 5:40 pm   Re: Feeding Tanks

No, not yet.
1 Male Mississippi Map/Mississippi
1 Female RES/Slidy.
1 DBT White Concentric Female/ Lucky
1 DBT Male/ Spots
(Housed in the same tank)

300 gallon indoor stock tank, FX6 & FX5 filters. Mega-Ray 100w UVB bulb.
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