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Old 09-02-2011, 08:47 PM   #1
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Too many too fast

I was planning on getting two Banggai Cardinals tomorrow, but I'm not sure the bioload has adjusted yet from the pair of clowns I got a few days ago, and the 3 chromis I got last week. I have a 90 gallon tank with MH 175 watt 14,000k lights and plan on going reef. Might just pick up a cheap coral tomorrow, too.
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Why not test and see where ammonia and nitrite levels are?
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Old 09-02-2011, 08:49 PM   #3
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I would honestly wait another week before adding any more fish. I know you have a large tank but with too many fish you risk a spike in parameters.

I vote corals
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I would honestly wait another week before adding any more fish. I know you have a large tank but with too many fish you risk a spike in parameters.

I vote corals
That is what I was thinking too. Better safe than sorry. LOL my far away LFS always has cardinals, but I haven't gotten anything from the close one. I know they have a $20 coral section. I shall see tomorrow!
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Good luck! make sure we get pictures is all I ask! lol
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