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Old 11-18-2010, 06:25 PM   #1
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Having to downgrade from a 75 to a..10

So, my new apartment doesn't allow fish tanks any larger then 10 gallons... Anyway, just wondering what am I going to expect as far as a 10 gallon. How often do am I going to have to do water changes, how much on average are lighting for a reef tank light setup, how many fish am I looking at keeping?
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You`ll need to be more attentive to the 10 gallon. You`ll need to do more frequent PWC`s. Just remember that the 75 would be more forgiving than the 10 gallon because of water volume.
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Old 11-18-2010, 11:19 PM   #3
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do yourself a favor and pick up an 8 gallon aquapod. i do my water change with a pitcher.

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Prepare to do water changes every couple days until the tank is cycled. That is if you keep fish in there during the cycling process. Once the tank is cycled, you can just do a PWC once a week. That's all I do with mine. Really nothing more than I do with my 55g. The only aggrivating part was the cycling cause I had fish.
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So have a 10 gallon tank with a 75 gallon sump
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Old 12-02-2010, 12:04 AM   #6
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So have a 10 gallon tank with a 75 gallon sump
Sounds good to me
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So have a 10 gallon tank with a 75 gallon sump
Haha thats what I do. I have my 12 display and a monster sump underneath. My landlord saw it and thought the whole thing was around 20 gallons. I feel your pain though, I downgraded from a 90 to a 3 gallon and now have upgraded to a 12.
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