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Old 01-02-2012, 12:08 PM   #11
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I count 8 in the first post not 6, I think. Its a little hard to make sense of with poor punctuation. In a 80 gallon you should have no more than 8-10 fish. Please do not add 8-10 more fish, very poor advice.
Sorry, guess UK varies to the US.
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Sorry, guess UK varies to the US.
There r 9 fish total
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With the stock you have I wouldn't add any more and keep an eye on your maroon clown when it reaches maturity they can be very aggressive, even to a human hand in the tank.
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Old 01-02-2012, 02:53 PM   #14
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Sorry, guess UK varies to the US.
It does surprise me how much “healthy stocking" varies depending on location. Some of the tanks on youtube in hong kong are just crazy. For long term health of a system I feel like a decent rule of thumb is a 1 fish/10 gallons.
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It does surprise me how much “healthy stocking" varies depending on location. Some of the tanks on youtube in hong kong are just crazy. For long term health of a system I feel like a decent rule of thumb is a 1 fish/10 gallons.
Thx and clown already attacks my hand I'm thking about buying a pair and taking her out
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It does surprise me how much “healthy stocking" varies depending on location. Some of the tanks on youtube in hong kong are just crazy. For long term health of a system I feel like a decent rule of thumb is a 1 fish/10 gallons.

In uk it is based more on water params and swimming space.
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In uk it is based more on water params and swimming space.

I base mine off inches a fish will get at max size. Lion 15" in a 150 means I got 135 inches left. Bigger fish=less fish. Been working for me so far.
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I base mine off inches a fish will get at max size. Lion 15" in a 150 means I got 135 inches left. Bigger fish=less fish. Been working for me so far.
1" of fish per gallon is for freshwater, not saltwater. I've always been told 1" per 5 gallons at most.
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1" of fish per gallon is for freshwater, not saltwater. I've always been told 1" per 5 gallons at most.
So ur telling me you would only put one V. Lion, 2 O clowns, and maybe a trigger in a 150g??? That's about 150g if you use that formula.
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Stocking depends on temperament, swimming space, activity, size, biolaod, etc. there's no formula. Filtration also matters.
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