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Old 02-26-2017, 03:10 PM   #1
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Tank stocking question

I have a 40 gal hex front tank that is cycling right now. I have 2 filters in it right now. A 20 gal biowheel from my old tank and a 60 gal tetra filter. This will also be a planted aquarium as well.

I wanted to know when I'm stocking the tank if I can stock it for what the filters can support(closer to the 80 gal or around the 40 gal for the tank size.
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I'd be cautious and stock based on the 40-gallon size. manufacturers tend to be generous about the tank sizes their filters support, and a hex is (as I recall) a taller tank with less surface area for oxygen exchange.
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