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Old 10-13-2014, 08:12 PM   #11
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ya thats what i was thinking
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Old 10-13-2014, 08:16 PM   #12
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What filter do you have?


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Old 10-13-2014, 08:17 PM   #13
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i only have a tank at the moment no equipment
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Old 10-13-2014, 08:27 PM   #14
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For a filter, I suggest a fluval aquaclear 30. I think they're on sale at Petsmart right now.

Anyway, you can add more fish. You can either make the schools larger or add another species.

Btw, are you planning on a fish in or fish less cycle?


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i was thinking just to get a couple guppies to speed thing up, what exactly needs to be done to get it ready for fish?
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What do you mean by speeding things up with a couple of guppies?

And to get ready for fish? Fish in or fish less cycle. And research


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im not sure i thought fish in cycle was faster than fish less, i think i am going to get 6 corys 8 neon tetras and something else any suggestions?
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The only problem with fish in cycle is that you need to perform frequent water changes to keep the ammonia/nitrite at non-lethal levels. In a fish less cycle you can crank up the ammonia to 4 ppm (though I prefer 2 ppm) because there is no livestock at stake.
Either way, if you can obtain season media, then that's will definitely speed up the process. With media from another one of my tanks, I did a fishless cycle in less than a week (4 ppm ammonia to zero in less than 24 hours). I did run the new filter in the established aquarium for about 9 days and added some established media to it before hooking it up to the new tank.


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thanks for the advice, is this ok stocking?

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is ]6 sterbai corys and 14 neon tetras with maybe 3 or 4 black shrimp ok with a aqua clear 50 filter ok?
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