Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater Reef Aquaria
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 06-12-2005, 04:21 AM   #1
Aquarium Advice Apprentice
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Australia
Posts: 14
how many fish for how many litres of water?

I want to find if there is a way to calculate how many fish I can have in the tank. I have a 100L (about 25 gal I think) and have 2 chromis and a lawnmower blenny. I also have a starfish, two bivalves on a rock, a coral banded shrimp and a tiny snail. I read somewhere that inverts dont add to the bioload is that true?? How many fish can I safely add? If I get small fish does this mean I can have more or do they all produce the same load? Any links to info about this or some ideas or advice would be greatly appreciated.

scott764 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2005, 01:19 PM   #2
Aquarium Advice Addict
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Nebraska, USA
Posts: 6,703
You're fully stocked, if not slightly over-stocked. Generally 1" per 5 gallons in a SW tank. So 5"-7" in a 100L/25 gallon tank.
Former advisor and planted tank geek...life's moved on though.
malkore is offline   Reply With Quote

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
need formula to calculate gallons/litres for this tank shape Bubble_B0y Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 6 05-24-2006 07:37 AM
1.500.000 litres Ardeus DIY Projects 24 10-13-2005 09:19 PM
Litres, Liters, Gallons (UK), Gallons (US) Converting. mattrox Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 2 04-22-2005 11:43 AM
A fish-lover's issues- water qlty, fish compatibility, tanks sagar77 Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 8 02-10-2005 04:06 PM
How do I find out how many litres/gallons in my tank? ( 8 ) eiGhtBaLL Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 5 08-18-2003 09:05 AM

» Photo Contest Winners

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:59 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.