Thread: Hello from South-Central PA
01-29-2013, 06:47 AM #1Junior Member Guppy
- Join Date
- Jan 2013
- york, Pa
Hello from South-Central PA
Hello, I'm Tinder and I am a new aqua hobbyist. That is my tank above.
I have unknowingly overcrowded my tank I believe, but its contents are as follows
5 aquatic plants, small but i hope they will grow larger
1 Gold Mystery snail
1 Ghost Shrimp
1 Spotted Catfish
2 Swordtails (male and female. this I will never do again, considering i needed 2 more females and the male harasses her.)
1 Hi-fin Tetra
2 Mollys (i already know that i should have gotten 2 more Platys instead, so they could school)
1 Red-fin rainbow shark
the tank has both heater and filter and goes between 77 and 78 degrees.
Another newbie mistake I made was to not properly cycle the tank so my Nitrite and Ammonia levels are growing, but im balancing that out bu changeing 2 gallons a day and used a Bio-start to try and quicken the process. So what do you guys think? I will update a full WQ stats as soon as I decide to pull out the test kit again in the morning.
01-29-2013, 12:54 PM #2
Welcome to the forum
You will find a lot of good info here to help you correct your stocking levels and also help you to cycle your tank
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01-29-2013, 02:04 PM #3
Welcome to the community
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01-29-2013, 05:28 PM #4
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01-30-2013, 05:16 AM #5
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01-30-2013, 09:00 AM #6
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01-30-2013, 10:27 AM #7
Hello and welcome to the forum!
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