I had a bit of a heating scare on Friday when the weather was awful, but the temperatures didn't rise to dangerous levels and luckily my heaters were all working properly (that is, not turning themselves on at all during the day) and since have put a bottle of pre-conditioned water in the fridge, just in case I need to cool the tanks slightly. We made sure to very clearly mark the bottle "FISH WATER" complete with pictures, haha.
@Pasqua: As far as I'm aware, there isn't a need
for fish to have substrate, but many plants do need it. Anyone more knowledgeable than myself, please correct me if I'm wrong! The number one reason I went bare-bottom was that I was paranoid about missing things with the siphon during 50% water changes, I'm always second-guessing my ability to do things right so I eliminated the possibility of little poops evading the siphon, LOL! I then discovered I quite liked having bare-bottomed tanks if the decor and plants looked nice enough. XD Makes 100% changes much
easier too when they're necessary.
@LittleBettaFish: The plant in your picture looks really nice. I'm pretty jealous of people whose plants grow quickly, mine grow but fairly slowly in comparison to some of the awesome growth I've seen here.