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Old 03/24/2015, 12:11 PM   #1
Adamant
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Overstocking?

Hi All,

My tank is a 350L corner tank with the largest straight-line swim being just over 4ft.

Getting ready for the next fish purchase in about 2 weeks time, the tank has been up about 2 months now, NH3 and NO2 are at zero with my NO3 now around 5ppm (and going down with each water change) and my current stocking is

2 x Clowns
1 x Camel Shrimp
4 x Turbo Snails
1 x Diamond Goby (added a week ago)

I'm planning to add 2 x Firefish in about 2 weeks time and then give it a couple more weeks and add a yellow tang (Risking the wrath of the Tang Police, I know I'm *technically* under 100 US Gallons at 92G but I have a corner tank so over 4ft straight-line swimming distance...).

This will complete the tank and I don't plan on adding any other fish to the tank - what does everyone think, will I be overstocked with the tang?


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Old 03/24/2015, 12:19 PM   #2
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Unless the fire fish are a mated pair you will more than likely end up with one.


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Old 03/24/2015, 12:23 PM   #3
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1 Firefish it is then - you've reduced my bio-load already


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Old 03/25/2015, 10:57 AM   #4
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*polite bump*


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Old 03/25/2015, 11:03 AM   #5
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There is a thread at the top of the forum " check here before you buy" Snorvich AKA Steve is the only one to answer. He is an expert that I trust and have asked his opinion many times. Good luck


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Old 03/25/2015, 11:05 AM   #6
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Ahh, will post in there.

Thanks


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Old 03/25/2015, 12:14 PM   #7
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i have 2 purple and 2 red firefish. so far they are all playing happily. they do each have their own hiding spot in the rock work. i'm literally waiting for them to fight and jump..lol


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Old 03/25/2015, 03:26 PM   #8
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So in total,

2 x Clowns
1 x Camel Shrimp
4 x Turbo Snails
1 x Diamond Goby
1 x Firefish
1 x Yellow Tang

That's fine, not even close to overstocking. ;D


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