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Old 10-17-2014, 02:10 AM   #1
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hello people....new with 75gal tank..

can somebody help me to set up my 75gal tank?.....i really dont have idea and i guess theres a lot of people in here can help me up....thanks
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Read through the links listed above. Once you have decided what type of tank you want we can give ideas on types of fish to look into. Also when you post back let us know water readings of your tap water. That sometimes puts you in the right direction if you don't intend on adding chems to the tank to change PH and water hardness.
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good am guys thanks for the information...heres what happen i bought a 75gal tank 2 weeks ago with a sand and oxygen i dont know if ur familiar with this quantum 3780....everybody was excited to set it up..we washed the sand, black pebbles actually and then place it in the tank..run the tap water and fill the tank...after we turn on the oxygen and the light too..we had the water on the tank for 3 hrs before we added the fish which was still inside the store bag ( we have 10 pcs of small koi fish) for 1hr because that was their advice and we do so....within the next 6 hrs when we woke up all the fish was dead and that time i knew that theres a big mistake in there......

im glad i came to knw u guys here and im starting to learn the basic and the technicalities of having aquarium at home...
by the way im from philippines...


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Old 10-18-2014, 02:40 AM   #6
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hahaha...not really far away lol......btw is my oxygen works well with my tank?coz i find it very strong whenever its on and its throwing the air on the right side of my tank im thinkin its also one reason why the fish died.....do i need to change it?i cant find anyone in the forum mentioning abt the brand of my oxygen....


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Is it an air pump for a freshwater tank?

Assuming it's a freshwater tank do you have a water test kit like below?

http://www.apifishcare.com/product.p...0#.VEIC_u0azCQ
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yes its a fresh water tank...il surely buy that....because yesterday the water on the tank is slightly clear but then it becomes cloudy again today....whats happening with the tank?is it really difficult to do the cycle in 75 gallon tank?


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Welcome! You came to the right place. Congratulations on your new tank. If the water has a white cloudy look to it then it's a bacterial bloom. I wouldn't say that cycling is difficult, just takes patience and a lot of it.
Do you have a filter for your tank or is it just an air pump?
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im using an quantum brand of air pump which an over head filter on it...when it is on i can tell that it is very strong sometimes i think that it also one reason why my fish died( i guess ive had 20 fish...so sad)..., now i really wanted to do in depth understanding to make my 75g tank up and running....im willing to start from the beggining again..thanks for the reply


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