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Our how-to guide on moving an aquarium to your new home

How-to move an aquarium to a new home Pets often become like family, so whenever we need to move somewhere new, it’s only natural that we want to take care of them. We’ve covered moving with pets in this blog, so we’d recommend checking that out if you haven’t already. Today we’re going to be expanding on that topic and focusing specifically on moving aquariums. You might know people in the Metro Vancouver area who love fish…but have you ever thought of what happens when they need to relocate? Sounds like a tough job! So we figured we’d offer some tips on how to move an aquarium. Step 1: Before moving an aquarium, first, take care of your fish Wikihow.com recommends you start by changing “20 per cent of the water in the fish tank each day for five days.” This will help ensure the water is fresh when you move. Do NOT change the water all at once — you risk killing the fish from temperature shock if you do so. Also, do not feed your fish for about 24 to 48 hours before your move. Fishchannel.com says fish can survive for a few days without food, but may die if they are bagged with water that is filled with waste. Before you move your aquarium, the above Wikihow.com article also suggests bagging ornaments that were inside with some of the water in the tank. The goal is to preserve beneficial bacteria, which you can research more by checking out this Fishchannel.com article. This will be useful for when you reintroduce the fish to the aquarium when you’ve finished...