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Old 07-27-2012, 01:02 PM   #1
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can I add more???

I added 5 fish to my 70 gallon about a week ago. The chemicals haven't changed, if anything nitrate as gone from 10 to 15 ppm. Is it alright to add a few more fish?
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Old 07-27-2012, 01:06 PM   #2
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No not at all. You should wait at LEAST 2 weeks between fish, looks like you already went wrong when you added 5 fish in 1 week. You need to wait a few more weeks before your next fish for sure.
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They are maybe an inch long. So they have very small bio-loads
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Old 07-27-2012, 01:15 PM   #4
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The most ill add is two
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Old 07-27-2012, 01:22 PM   #5
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It really doesnt matter IMO. Why would you add 5 at a time?
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Old 07-27-2012, 02:29 PM   #6
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I agree with nu nu wait a little longer (at least a week) and keep an eye on your levels and then if all's well you should be able to add a fish or two.

Personally I would be worried about starting a small spike in the water but if u are going to get them still I would add some type of bottled bacteria to just add some comfort to urself. Although I would wait a little longer personally.

What fish were u thinking about? Just curious
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Old 07-27-2012, 02:33 PM   #7
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I added a bottle of bacteria when I started the tank if that helps. I'll go ahead and wait at least another week.

I'm not totally sure what fish I want but I was thinking some type of Blenny. And some type of active swimming. Maybe a Wrasse or dwarf angel
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That's how I start it just needs time to increase its numbers...

I have a starry blenny thats very cool to watch even when he's just laying down. Red spot benny is also cool looking IMO.

I have a hovens(melanarus) wrasse and I think he is neat. He is questionable with inverts but no problems with mine with hermits or snails yet
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I want something that will swim in the open. To make it look a little more active.

I really like the Midas or Canary blenny
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Old 07-27-2012, 03:20 PM   #10
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what is you current stock list?
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