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Old 02-23-2011, 03:52 PM   #11
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20-30% every 1-3 days water change
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I would cut feeding back to every other day. About as much as the fish can finish in 2 min or so. You are going to have a lot of trouble keeping your nitrates down until you upgrade your tank size and your filtration. That is a lot of fish for that sized tank.
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Old 02-23-2011, 04:00 PM   #13
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You need to get rid of some fish and upgrade to a sump if you want to keep that tank. If your system is balanced then you wouldn't need to change so much water. Of course you could search Craigslist for a good deal on a bigger tank. Let us know what you decide to do, good luck.
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If you decide to upsize tanks, I would post under the barter section in Craigslist, there are sometimes people looking to downsize and trade their larger tank. For that many fish you would need a monster, the tangs alone would need a 125 minimum.
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Old 02-23-2011, 04:40 PM   #15
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Oh well don't worry the Tangshan will be going in my 6 footer when it is all sorted
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I ment Tangshan will be going in my 6 footer soon lol and if I feed them once and day what should it be ?
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Tang not Tangshan it's on predictive :S
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change the food type each time you feed,pellets one day,mysis another day flake the next,keep the cannister cleaned each week and pwc of 20%/week should be enough,i would still do a 50% pwc first,how long until the 6footer is up and running,any pics?
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Old 02-23-2011, 05:53 PM   #19
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water changes will get them down def plus 1 on the over feeding cut the feeding down only feed what can be eaten within a few mins
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65-70 gallon all the fish I list below are very small babies by the way
4 common clown
2 emperor cardinals
1 powder blue tang
1 regal tang
1 bicolour angel
1 flame angel
1 lemon peel
1 thread fin butterfly
1 cream angel.

Fluval 405 external, mini internal filter, internal protein skimmer.

2 10k White bulbs and 2 blue actinic

Feeding 2-3 times a day twice flake and once mix of 5 different frozen food

I thinks that's all thats needed to know
Your tank is way over stocked. With a bioload like that you will never get rid of your nitrates. Half of those have to go esp. the tangs.
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