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New turtle tank!

Discussion in 'Keeping Turtles Indoors (Aquariums)' started by kerryf88, Jun 27, 2017.

  1. Craig

    Craig Owner/Administrator/Public Officer
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    Hi Kerry, you would almost be able to get into your tank and clean it once it's set up. ;) Now the fun begins.
     
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  2. kerryf88

    kerryf88 Sub-Adult Turtle

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    I've never actually thought about that. Let's hope not, will clean it and fill it up with water tomorrow to test for any leakage. Let's see how things goes. Too late to put a carpet underneath now.
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    Hopefully the weight gets distributed around the 4 sides.
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    Good luck with it.
     
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    kerryf88 Sub-Adult Turtle

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    Hey guys an update on the tank. Still in the process of getting it all setup. At the moment I'm running the extra filter in the old tank for a few weeks to build up beneficial bacteria.

    Bought driftwood the other day and I reckon it fit perfectly. The guy at the fish shop told me the wood is already treated and that I do not need to boil or soak it, but I plan to soak it in the tank with colloidal silver added in to kill off any bacteria that might be on it or in the tank itself, and just leave the tank filled up. And then will siphon all water out of the tank before the big move and put in new water.

    Bought new tubing for my Eheim filter as the tubing I had for the old tank is too short for the new tank.

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