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Old 06-07-2013, 07:31 PM   #11
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I also forgot to mention there is 2 55 gallon tanks in the same room the one I mentioned and another with 4 koi and a very small leopard sailfin pleco. The 55 gallon with Goldie's has one 75 gallon bio wheel penguin 350 filter and the koi tank has the same filter and a magnum 200 canister filter.
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And when you smell the tanks up close they don't even smell that bad? That's what I find weird?
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Seems to me that you may not have enough filtration breaking down the gold fishes waste. Could it be the other tank? 4 koi in a 55 is grossly overstocked as they need to be in a pond. They produce LOTS of waste. Both tanks are overstocked. I'm thinking your filtration can't keep up with the waste they produce.
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Seems to me that you may not have enough filtration breaking down the gold fishes waste. Could it be the other tank? 4 koi in a 55 is grossly overstocked as they need to be in a pond. They produce LOTS of waste. Both tanks are overstocked. I'm thinking your filtration can't keep up with the waste they produce.
Yeah I'm trying to find a 125 gallon and building a pond for the koi if the weather would warm up. And I was thinking the same thing but I've had one tank for a year and the other for about 6 months and they've never smelt before?
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They're growing and producing more and more waste, at least thats what I presume and why you may have not smelled anything earlier. Good luck with the pond!
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True so should I invest in a second filter for the goldfish tank for now? And thanks!
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If money isn't a issue I would go ahead and add one unless you think you'll have that 125 sooner than later.
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If money isn't a issue I would go ahead and add one unless you think you'll have that 125 sooner than later.
I'll get a 125 as soon as I find one for under 500$. That comes with stand and filters and stuff so I'm not positive when I'll get it haha.
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