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Old 06-20-2013, 06:03 PM   #11
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How big is the actual display tank?
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Old 06-21-2013, 12:24 AM   #12
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That sounds like a big bio load for a 100 gallon total system. I would say overstocked even.
I would be doing 20% a week at least. The 6" trigger should be re-homed ASAP.
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That sounds like a big bio load for a 100 gallon total system. I would say overstocked even.
I would be doing 20% a week at least. The 6" trigger should be re-homed ASAP.
Absolutely agree.

The other possible concern is that almost every one of those will either outgrow the tank and/or experience health issues due to being in a small tank. If the story is "I plan to upgrade" (as almost everyone with this situation seems to say), I would be upgrading soon.

Great stock list, just not gonna work in that setup for long.
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Old 06-21-2013, 01:25 AM   #14
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Also...how many tanks do you have? I looked at other posts and saw one back a few days ago talking about how all your fish are dying. Is this the same 90g?
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Yes mate. Thought my tank was plenty big enough. :-(
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Old 06-21-2013, 02:20 PM   #16
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The tricky thing that I've learned over the years is that the current size of the fish is not what you want to look at for both stocking choices and for bioload considerations. Fish will grow, which adds to bioload and some fish, even while small, need lots of room to be "happy". Stressed fish cause, and have, problems.

I use liveaquaria.com as a reference point whenever I am not sure. They tend to go a little larger for suggested minimum tank sizes, but I feel that a little larger can't hurt. A little smaller can cause problems.

Bioload depends a lot on the fish you have and your filtration. With excellent filtration, your number of fish will still vary based on how they eat and how much they eat. You want to plan based on eventual size as well.
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Old 06-21-2013, 02:46 PM   #17
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Ok its 120 us gallons. 100 uk gallons.
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I'm in England!!!
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Old 06-21-2013, 06:12 PM   #19
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This seams to be a very popular question as to how often and what percentage of water to change .
I have went from every week to every other week and changing about 20-25%
In my 70 gal
All parameters seam to stay consistent except for the actual water level and saline.
It generally stays at 1.024 and might go up to 1.025 over the period of a week .
I think I might try to find a good site to research this topic .
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Old 06-22-2013, 11:12 AM   #20
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It's hard this marine lark. I've kept koi for years without problems. This is much harder
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