Betta Fish Care  
Go Back   Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care > Betta Fish Care
Check out the eBook Betta Fish Care Made Easy
betta fish
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-20-2012, 09:25 PM   #1 
peas
New Member
 
peas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Too much tap water conditioner?

I'm pretty much new to this site, and I've searched around for a bit to see if I could find an answer. Not really coming across anything...

I recently went to my father's house (for Thanksgiving break) and brought my Hachi along (and my snail, Harley). Unfortunately there was no way I could fit my 2G cookie jar-tank in the truck with us so I bought him a "travel" tank from petco. It's .75G which I think will be okay for him since I'm only going to be here for about five days, maybe less. I'm doing daily water changes (in the morning) for him so it's cleaned daily!

Onto my question: on day one of being here I accidentally added four drops of APi's tap water conditioner. I think it conditioned the tank pretty dang well. Is this dangerous if I add too much? I quickly changed it as soon as I got up the next morning once I realised what I did. This time I added two, still in a morning daze. (He was acting a little 'bluh' and not really roaming much--if course this could also be because it is a tiny plastic tank. I added a mirror this evening for him to flare up just so he has something to do and so I know he is somewhat okay. He is definitely flaring like crazy!)

What is dangerous? What can be the consequences for too much conditioner?

My apologies if this has been questioned before.
peas is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2012, 09:32 PM   #2 
twolovers101
Member
 
twolovers101's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Texas
I think you're safe. Generally you if you accidentally over dose it's fine up to 2 times the recommended dosage. I'm not positive on this, but I've seen several similar threads that have said the same thing
twolovers101 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2012, 09:34 PM   #3 
LeoTheLakerBetta
Member
 
LeoTheLakerBetta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: You tell me.
Yea you can't really overdose the conditioner unless you dump a whole bunch in.. Lol
LeoTheLakerBetta is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2012, 09:41 PM   #4 
sunstar93
Member
 
sunstar93's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Lol ive done that before, added in like 5 drops by accident! And I have that same tank! The only thing I don't like is that if it is not completely upright and on a stable surface it will spill out...had about half of the water spilled onto my car seat :(
sunstar93 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2012, 09:52 PM   #5 
peas
New Member
 
peas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Ah good... now I don't feel nearly as bad haha. I mean I was tired and mistakes do happen but good grief at least nothing bad came out of this. Thank you!
peas is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
water conditioner

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
water conditioner vs betta water conditioner zinfandoll Betta Fish Care 18 09-04-2011 02:40 PM
whats the difference between betta conditioner and water conditioner? FishyFriend1 Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories 5 01-16-2011 01:18 PM
Does water conditioner INSTANTLY dechlorinates tap water? Dead Sunlight Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories 4 07-16-2010 11:33 AM
prime water conditioner & water testing AliciaH Betta Fish Care 3 06-09-2010 09:26 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:41 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.