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Tips on moving RFA for tank upgrade

Discussion in 'Fish and Invertebrates' started by henergizer, Aug 7, 2018.

  1. henergizer

    henergizer Supporting Member

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    Hello BAR,

    I finally convinced the gf to let me upgrade tanks!

    On top of the upgrade, I am relocating from San Francisco to Hayward and thus will be transferring everything within the week.

    So far the plan is to remove everything from my 6g (live rock, corals, fish) and keep them in separate containers. Keep as much water as I can but leave the sand (rinse and reuse). Make the drive, add the live rock, acclimate the fish and corals and done.

    Now the question is, I have a single RFA that decided to attach itself onto the glass of the 6. Any tips on moving the guy off the glass?

    Also any tips or suggestions for the tank move is greatly appreciated as well!
     
  2. RandyC

    RandyC Supporting Member

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    You can use your bare fingers to gently rub and peel the foot off or you can use a plastic card (credit card) to very gently scrape it off. Be careful not to tear the foot.
     
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  3. MolaMola

    MolaMola Supporting Member

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    Since you have a small amount of rock, I would try to keep it immersed in tank water in a bucket or bag. You might have already planned that.
     
  4. dswong01

    dswong01 Supporting Member

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    Use ice in plastic bag
     
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  5. henergizer

    henergizer Supporting Member

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    Thank you everyone for their suggestions.

    I touched its foot and it immediately let loose.

    The tank move/upgrade was a success as well!
     
  6. tankguy

    tankguy BOD

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    I’m also in Hayward so if you need any help just let me know
     
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