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Old 01-16-2012, 04:50 PM   #21
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ok i usually go to a lical fish store 2times a month.... what do you think about an under gravel filter
Oh ya! Lol, i forgot. Undergravel filters don't really work well under sand because the sand'll seep right through the wholes and into the bottom.

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Old 01-16-2012, 05:24 PM   #22
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ok i usually go to a lical fish store 2times a month.... what do you think about an under gravel filter
No to under gravel filters.
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These are great for cleaning and aerating the sand substrate. Read the info on them.
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Old 01-16-2012, 05:44 PM   #24
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how many snails would do for a 30 gallon tank
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Old 01-16-2012, 05:56 PM   #25
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just went to fish store pH is 8.0(I can fix that no amonia or nitrates and salinity is 1.026
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Just a couple snails. How is the flow in your tank? You should have enough so that detritus(uneaten food and fish poop) doesn't have a chance to settle on the sand bed.
A ph of 8 is fine.
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Old 01-16-2012, 10:37 PM   #27
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well i have a penguin 150 it seams to work well when cleaned weekly
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Old 01-16-2012, 11:01 PM   #28
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How about a diamond goby or a goat fish?
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well i have a penguin 150 it seams to work well when cleaned weekly
is that a HOB filter? you might want to get a power head in the tank to increase flow a bit.
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i really like diamond gobys they are really cool to watch in the store
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im sorta new to this site HOB is a what
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Old 01-16-2012, 11:23 PM   #32
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thanks @spotted and then yes it is A HOB
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I would invest in something to move the water more. The better the flow in the tank, the healthier the tank will be.
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Old 01-19-2012, 09:19 PM   #35
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is there a good brand for a 30 gal tank
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Hydor Koralias aren't bad. Aqueon power heads and Seio Prop Pumps are also decent.
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whats the most economic
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they are all comparable in price.
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NO diamond goby if you have sand !! Don't get me wrong the sand is spotless with one but your water will have all floating particles in it looks horrible and my filters clogged up quick once he's in the tank it's impossible to catch I tried for weeks !!! One day I come home and he was dried up under my LEDs he jumped out some how !! I threw a party now my tank is spotless again !!!
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NO diamond goby if you have sand !! Don't get me wrong the sand is spotless with one but your water will have all floating particles in it looks horrible and my filters clogged up quick once he's in the tank it's impossible to catch I tried for weeks !!! One day I come home and he was dried up under my LEDs he jumped out some how !! I threw a party now my tank is spotless again !!!
It was that bad I was recently thinking of getting one?!
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