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Old 06-20-2014, 10:48 PM   #1
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I'm new to the hobby, and I just recently got a 40 gallon (36 in long) saltwater tank. So far I have three turbo snails, 1 royal gramma, 2 hermit crabs, and 2 clown fish. I'm trying to think of what I might want next and am open to suggestions
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Old 06-20-2014, 11:34 PM   #2
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did you cycle the tank yet
how old is the tank
always stock slowly not to overload causing another mini cycle
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I've had the tank for over a month. It was cycled before I bought any fish....not why I posted this thread...
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Old 06-20-2014, 11:40 PM   #4
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And I don't intend to add any other fish for a week or two
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Old 06-20-2014, 11:40 PM   #5
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Yellow watchmen gobies are cool. Starry or lawn mower blenny would be good as well. Um a hawkfish(they're kinda jerks though...), sixline
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isn't why I asked I asked to get to know your tank
two week intervals is still rushing the tank needs to build a good bio load or your just looking for trouble it's still young
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How long would you suggest is an appropriate time to wait?
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your load now is a lot believe it or not for a month old tank
every three weeks maybe add a fish just don't rush everything at once
just like I asked is your tank cycled 4 weeks really is to fast so you'll probably run into a mini cycle how often do yo do your tests your numbers can tell us a lot
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I waited two weeks before I put anything in it (to be exact the tank is about 6 weeks old). The rock was cured when I bought it, and I was using substrate from a previously used tank. Ammonia 0, nitrite 0, nitrate 20, ph 8.4
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