Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 08-27-2003, 12:21 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Regular
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Ohio
Posts: 57
Send a message via AIM to bennerkla Send a message via MSN to bennerkla
How do you know when to add new fish?

I'm going to cycle my tank, then add 5 Chromis. Then I'm going to add 2 False Clownfish, a Hippo Tang, a Flame Angel, and a Sea Urchin. But in what order and how long inbetween? I'm leaving that up to my good friends of AA.com

bennerkla is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2003, 03:19 PM   #2
Aquarium Advice Activist
Join Date: May 2003
Location: san jose, CA
Posts: 172
Send a message via AIM to sokhamik
how big of a tank do you have?? if you want to add fishes it's better that you add a little at a time.. it depends on your tank size and the size of the fish or how much bioload it produces.. i have a 95g and i only add no more than two at a time.. this gives the bacteria colony time to adjust to the bioload, that way i don't get a rise in nitrate or anything.. after the bacteria adjusts to the new fish then you can add some more..
sokhamik is offline   Reply With Quote

new fish

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
how to know when i can add more fish ? Derdy88 Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 13 09-05-2008 09:25 PM
I want to add fish...but what to add? megos1 Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 3 10-17-2006 10:58 AM
can i add fish now? Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 6 04-08-2006 10:30 AM
Almost ready to add fish. Beginner fish suggestions? runway1 Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 5 01-19-2005 10:54 PM
Okay to add more fish yet? DragonChild Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 1 07-12-2004 02:54 PM

» Photo Contest Winners

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:32 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.