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#12839005 - 07/23/18 02:51 PM Solid Fish Care Video
ETXfisher91 Offline
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It is hot!!! Take care of your fish

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VqcvUaZHJJY

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#12839630 - 07/23/18 11:04 PM Re: Solid Fish Care Video [Re: ETXfisher91]
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Great video

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#12839674 - 07/24/18 02:42 AM Re: Solid Fish Care Video [Re: ETXfisher91]
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Registered: 02/27/13
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Just get V2 live well vents and you donít have to do all this
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#12839734 - 07/24/18 06:37 AM Re: Solid Fish Care Video [Re: Frank the Tank]
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Registered: 01/09/04
Posts: 53931
Loc: Highway 1
Originally Posted By: Frank the Tank
Just get V2 live well vents and you donít have to do all this


Have you used them this time of year in tournaments? If so how many tournaments with them so far? Any issues?

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#12839748 - 07/24/18 06:59 AM Re: Solid Fish Care Video [Re: Frank the Tank]
ETXfisher91 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Frank the Tank
Just get V2 live well vents and you donít have to do all this


Not everyone is going to buy the V2 vents.

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#12839751 - 07/24/18 07:04 AM Re: Solid Fish Care Video [Re: ETXfisher91]
Jaret Latta Offline
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Catch and release, ice and a oxygen bottle. You'll never lose a fish. You can order the correct diffuser, hose, and regulator on eBay. Buy the small oxygen tank from a welding supply shop. They just swap it out when it's empty like a propane tank. About $250 for everything depending on tank size. Small price to pay to not lose a fish. 1 dead fish could cost you way more. Plus, the pure oxygen comes out cold which cools the water by itself

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#12839802 - 07/24/18 07:58 AM Re: Solid Fish Care Video [Re: Frank the Tank]
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Loc: North Richland Hills, TX
Originally Posted By: Frank the Tank
Just get V2 live well vents and you donít have to do all this

eeks
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#12839844 - 07/24/18 08:35 AM Re: Solid Fish Care Video [Re: Jaret Latta]
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Loc: Denton, TX
Originally Posted By: Jaret Latta
Catch and release, ice and a oxygen bottle. You'll never lose a fish. You can order the correct diffuser, hose, and regulator on eBay. Buy the small oxygen tank from a welding supply shop. They just swap it out when it's empty like a propane tank. About $250 for everything depending on tank size. Small price to pay to not lose a fish. 1 dead fish could cost you way more. Plus, the pure oxygen comes out cold which cools the water by itself


I've never heard of this. Isn't pure O2 highly combustible and highly pressurized? How do you stabilize the tank in the boat to make sure it's not get knocked all over the place during runs? Not saying it can't or shouldn't be done, I just haven't heard of it and would have some concerns.

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#12839868 - 07/24/18 08:45 AM Re: Solid Fish Care Video [Re: ETXfisher91]
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#12839869 - 07/24/18 08:45 AM Re: Solid Fish Care Video [Re: Mark Perry]
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Originally Posted By: Mark Perry
Originally Posted By: Frank the Tank
Just get V2 live well vents and you donít have to do all this


Have you used them this time of year in tournaments? If so how many tournaments with them so far? Any issues?


Yes sir. Several derbies in dead of summer with temps 98-102-ish. Hot. All I do is recirculate water. Thatís it. Iím impressed with how lively the fish are when I bag em for weigh in. Itís crazy. Theyíve won me over. I donít even use additives unless I have bleeder now. Iím not kidding. Itís pretty incredible.
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#12839964 - 07/24/18 09:47 AM Re: Solid Fish Care Video [Re: jbcarroll3000]
Jaret Latta Offline
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Registered: 01/06/07
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Loc: Austin, Tx/Nacogdoches, Tx
Originally Posted By: jbcarroll3000
Originally Posted By: Jaret Latta
Catch and release, ice and a oxygen bottle. You'll never lose a fish. You can order the correct diffuser, hose, and regulator on eBay. Buy the small oxygen tank from a welding supply shop. They just swap it out when it's empty like a propane tank. About $250 for everything depending on tank size. Small price to pay to not lose a fish. 1 dead fish could cost you way more. Plus, the pure oxygen comes out cold which cools the water by itself


I've never heard of this. Isn't pure O2 highly combustible and highly pressurized? How do you stabilize the tank in the boat to make sure it's not get knocked all over the place during runs? Not saying it can't or shouldn't be done, I just haven't heard of it and would have some concerns.


Lots of guys are running it. When I bought my tank the guy told me tons of guys are doing the same thing. Pretty simple system. I put the tank in some packing foam and secure it in a back compartment. Keep alive systems online gives you all the info you need

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#12839969 - 07/24/18 09:49 AM Re: Solid Fish Care Video [Re: Jaret Latta]
5X3Phoenix Offline
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Registered: 12/02/07
Posts: 1092
Loc: Porter, TX
Originally Posted By: Jaret Latta
Catch and release, ice and a oxygen bottle. You'll never lose a fish. You can order the correct diffuser, hose, and regulator on eBay. Buy the small oxygen tank from a welding supply shop. They just swap it out when it's empty like a propane tank. About $250 for everything depending on tank size. Small price to pay to not lose a fish. 1 dead fish could cost you way more. Plus, the pure oxygen comes out cold which cools the water by itself


Exactly what I did on my old boat.

https://www.slideshare.net/raminlandfish/livewell-oxygen-injection-8773301

link to TPWD test on the system with part numbers and everything. I had this system on my old boat and it was awesome. Just haven't taken the time yet to do it to my new one.

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#12839974 - 07/24/18 09:51 AM Re: Solid Fish Care Video [Re: jbcarroll3000]
5X3Phoenix Offline
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Registered: 12/02/07
Posts: 1092
Loc: Porter, TX
Originally Posted By: jbcarroll3000
Originally Posted By: Jaret Latta
Catch and release, ice and a oxygen bottle. You'll never lose a fish. You can order the correct diffuser, hose, and regulator on eBay. Buy the small oxygen tank from a welding supply shop. They just swap it out when it's empty like a propane tank. About $250 for everything depending on tank size. Small price to pay to not lose a fish. 1 dead fish could cost you way more. Plus, the pure oxygen comes out cold which cools the water by itself


I've never heard of this. Isn't pure O2 highly combustible and highly pressurized? How do you stabilize the tank in the boat to make sure it's not get knocked all over the place during runs? Not saying it can't or shouldn't be done, I just haven't heard of it and would have some concerns.


I used a couple of brackets like fire extinguisher brackets to secure it. Yes it's pressurized and flammable. But It would take a pretty big fire to cause it to do anything and in that case you've got big problems already.

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#12839995 - 07/24/18 10:00 AM Re: Solid Fish Care Video [Re: Mark Perry]
5X3Phoenix Offline
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Registered: 12/02/07
Posts: 1092
Loc: Porter, TX
Originally Posted By: Mark Perry
Originally Posted By: Frank the Tank
Just get V2 live well vents and you donít have to do all this


Have you used them this time of year in tournaments? If so how many tournaments with them so far? Any issues?


Mark, I installed them on my boat sixteen months ago. Few really hot tournies on Amistad last year in the summer and fall without mortality. Captained a team this past weekend on Fork with 100+ degree temps and no issues either day. I'd say a dozen total tournaments and haven't lost a fish. I'm not saying they are the only answer, I just figured it was cheap enough to give them a shot, what they claim to do made sense, and why not?

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#12840010 - 07/24/18 10:06 AM Re: Solid Fish Care Video [Re: 5X3Phoenix]
Jaret Latta Offline
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Registered: 01/06/07
Posts: 8218
Loc: Austin, Tx/Nacogdoches, Tx
Originally Posted By: 5X3Phoenix
Originally Posted By: jbcarroll3000
Originally Posted By: Jaret Latta
Catch and release, ice and a oxygen bottle. You'll never lose a fish. You can order the correct diffuser, hose, and regulator on eBay. Buy the small oxygen tank from a welding supply shop. They just swap it out when it's empty like a propane tank. About $250 for everything depending on tank size. Small price to pay to not lose a fish. 1 dead fish could cost you way more. Plus, the pure oxygen comes out cold which cools the water by itself


I've never heard of this. Isn't pure O2 highly combustible and highly pressurized? How do you stabilize the tank in the boat to make sure it's not get knocked all over the place during runs? Not saying it can't or shouldn't be done, I just haven't heard of it and would have some concerns.


I used a couple of brackets like fire extinguisher brackets to secure it. Yes it's pressurized and flammable. But It would take a pretty big fire to cause it to do anything and in that case you've got big problems already.


This...the gasoline in your boat is more flammable than the oxygen. The oxygen just makes things burn hotter. The oxygen itself won't just catch fire

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