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Thread: Upgrade to a 45

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    Fun project for the holiday weekend. Upgrading my 30 gallon to a 45. It's a direct switch utilizing the same stand. Also putting in new gravel. Looking for some suggestions to make the transition easier. Thanks.
    55g: Planted Tank: Firemouth, Blue Acara, Rainbow Cichlid, 15 Bloodfin Tetras, and 8 Panda Cories

    45g Planted Tank: 2 Koi Angelfish, 19 Rummy Nose Tetras, and 6 Green Cories

    20g Planted Tank: 8 Harlequin Rasboras, 4 Peppered Cories, and 8 Amano Shrimp

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    Some more details about the tank would help. For a journal, you should really start by posting a picture of the tank and listing all of the equipment (lighting, heater, fiter, etc.), type of substrate, livestock, plants, etc.

    For transitioning, get one or two 5g buckets to place the fish into. Empty the tank 3/4 of the way, filling up the buckets first. Place an airstone into the buckets to keep the water aerated. Catch the fish and place them in the buckets. Empty the rest of the tank. Remove the tank and put the new one on the stand. Set up the substrate the way you want it. Place the plants in the substrate if you have any. Fill up the tank (be sure to add conditioner). When the temperature in the tank is identical to the water in the buckets, move all of the fish into the tank.

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    Fluvial 305. Have a 405 that I can upgrade to. If I do I will use the same media.
    Plants - amazon sword and anubias.
    Fish - 2 angels, harlequin rasboras, bloodfin tetras, and cores.
    Substrate - is a mix of gravel and eco-complete transitioning to all eco-complete.
    55g: Planted Tank: Firemouth, Blue Acara, Rainbow Cichlid, 15 Bloodfin Tetras, and 8 Panda Cories

    45g Planted Tank: 2 Koi Angelfish, 19 Rummy Nose Tetras, and 6 Green Cories

    20g Planted Tank: 8 Harlequin Rasboras, 4 Peppered Cories, and 8 Amano Shrimp

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