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  1. Default Will my tank be over stocked? Your opinions..


    0 Not allowed!
    My tank is in my signature, the fish are all kind of small no more older than 2 years and is fine now i believe but how will it be when they reach full size as the serverum, angel fish and rainbows will get alot bigger. I will be buyng a seconday tank but havent decided when i would need it.

    Also my firemouth wil be rehomed soon.

    Thank you!
    100 gallon dirt planted tank
    120 gallon - in progress

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    0 Not allowed!
    I should also note that the barbs and rainbows are near enough 1 year old so still not their full size.
    100 gallon dirt planted tank
    120 gallon - in progress

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    0 Not allowed!
    i don't believe you are overstocked.

    but this is the assumption that your filtration is rated for 200gallons and 1000gal/hr turn over.
    what is your filtration specs?

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    0 Not allowed!
    I am looking to upgrade i have two externals and ne internal all 2000 lp/h so it should have atleast 5x turnover but i do want more as i have messy fish!
    100 gallon dirt planted tank
    120 gallon - in progress

  5. #5

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    Merry Christmas! - Lab_Rat thank you for the birthday wishes - mommy1 Happy One Year AC Anniversary! - Rue For being understanding, thank you - Cliff (closest I could find to a catfish) Thanks for the nomination! - sheamurai 
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    0 Not allowed!
    doesnt seem over stocked but i do see a problem... multiple gourami is bad idea, with the angels even worst.... and i think the fire mouth would dig up your plants...
    KING OF THE GOLD BARBS RAWR!!!!
    I wonder if i plant one of my tiger barbs would the demon seed grow to a full tree?
    gotta love them bunnies!
    I.R.S.: We've got what it takes to take what you've got!

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    0 Not allowed!
    i havent noticed any problems as of yet but as soon as i notce anything i can rehome or get another tank.
    the firemouth does well eat and puke back out the substrate my tank isnt densly planted at the moment.

    Couldnt the tank home any more?
    100 gallon dirt planted tank
    120 gallon - in progress

  7. #7

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    Merry Christmas! - Lab_Rat thank you for the birthday wishes - mommy1 Happy One Year AC Anniversary! - Rue For being understanding, thank you - Cliff (closest I could find to a catfish) Thanks for the nomination! - sheamurai 
    Thank you for the MOTM nomination - mommy1 I think you deserve a random gift. Yes, I think you do. - PhillipOrigami For being a fellow MA native! - Lolita Happy Birthday to you. - jeffs99dime Merry Christmas - Cliff 
    It's a Christmas Bunny, Merry Christmas. - gadget228 I've not seen anyone with an umbrella here. You seem to have an odd collection of gifts...so here's my contribution. :-) - ~firefly~ "genocidex;1139790]stupid question... but would i be able to use lawn clovers in a tank?  lol"  REALLY - Strider199 crayfish! - Brhino thanks for sharing - sheamurai 
    For filling out my school! :) - Flyby Stardancer silly rabbit... - sheamurai They say one of these a day keeps doctors away.... - Trillianne Day Two... - Trillianne Thanks for the frogbit very much :) - Greentoads41 
    World Trade Center Victims and Heroes - Fireworks Safety - genocidex 

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    0 Not allowed!
    if you have a good filter maybe some more black phantoms....
    KING OF THE GOLD BARBS RAWR!!!!
    I wonder if i plant one of my tiger barbs would the demon seed grow to a full tree?
    gotta love them bunnies!
    I.R.S.: We've got what it takes to take what you've got!

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    0 Not allowed!
    In a tank that size, it seems like you're okay, but you may come across problems between fish rather than problems related to the number of fish.

  9. #9

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    0 Not allowed!
    As the rest said, not overstocked in numbers but firemouth, gourami and angels are a potentially volatile mixture. You just need to keep an eye on things.

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    0 Not allowed!
    thank you for all the comments!

    I will be re-homing the Firemouth, although he is fine with all the fish he does have squabbles sometimes with the rainbows but they are rare and never turn out in aggressive fights otherwise hes very mellow.

    and the gouramis well one is new so i cannot speak for her in the long run but theyve been fine up to now but i know they are known to be aggressive especially the males. I dont really get any chasing in my aquarium only by the breeding chiclids which is normal.

    Ive also kept drawf gouramis with angel fish and had good results so im not sure.

    I was thinking of upping the school of black phantoms as theyve decreased in a few over the 2 years.
    Then i will upgrade my external filters and maybe replace my firemouth or leave the tank as it is after the firemouth is re-homed.
    100 gallon dirt planted tank
    120 gallon - in progress

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