POWER OUTAGE!!

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Please help!! My house has lost it's electricity since 2 am, and now it's 9:45 pm. Any tips?! I've tried mimicking water flow, but I can't do that for long. My pygmy cherub angel has already died. My corals look like they want to explode. I have a clownfish, which is my main concern. Also, please tell me realistically how long my tank can survive without electricity.
 
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depends on how many fish but if you already lost a fish it's likely already becoming oxygen deficient. If you can find a battery powered air pump or if any of your pumps happen to be able to run off a 12v, vortechs for instance but there are many. You could pull a car battery and hook up to that but you'd need to rig up a connection. Usually it isn't much harder than salvaging a cable from an old phone charger or the like but it varies by product so look up diy.
 

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Please help!! My house has lost it's electricity since 2 am, and now it's 9:45 pm. Any tips?! I've tried mimicking water flow, but I can't do that for long. My pygmy cherub angel has already died. My corals look like they want to explode. I have a clownfish, which is my main concern. Also, please tell me realistically how long my tank can survive without electricity.
Poor pygmy angel. RIP! Im sorry you lost your fish im going through an outage rn and i have a coral beauty im worried about
 

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