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Completely nasty tank and another question

Posted By: Nick <dixie61@bellsouth.net>
Date: Friday, 9 August 2002, at 4:15 p.m.

I am posting this here just in case a few of you don't go to the fresh water forums.....

I might be able to get my hands on another 20 gal. from a family friend. She probably hasn't cleaned it or changed the filters in a good 6 months, if longer. If I do get this tank, what is the best way to clean it out? It has one fish in it, a kissing gouami which is about as big around as a tennis ball. I can put him in my already heavily populated 20 gal. but it would be very very temporary. This tank is a well established tank, it's been running for probably about 3 years. So, how should I go about doing this?

And my second question is, I bou