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Old 02-19-2014, 04:45 PM   #1 
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Chlorinated tap water?

I was cleaning one of my fish tanks. To clean the tank, I got a.5 gallon temporary bowl so I could put Mulan, my female VT betta, in there while I cleaned her bigger tank. I filled it with tap water and put Mulan inside.
It was about 30 seconds to one minute later when I realized that I forgot to dechlorinate it, so I immediately added some prime.
She was swimming in chlorinated tap water for about 30-60 seconds. Will she be ok? As of now she is acting fine, but this was only 5 minutes ago.
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Old 02-19-2014, 05:09 PM   #2 
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Dont think that short of time will hurt her, I've done it plenty of times. Sometimes you get so caught up in what your doing you forget to add it.
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Old 02-19-2014, 05:32 PM   #3 
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Same- I think she will be just fine.
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