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  1. Default Need help with Frog Fish tank...Pls help.


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    Hi all, I have Dymax IQ5 tank, height 25cm, width 21cm x 27cm. i am keeping 2 frogfish, 2 live rock and 4 small corals inside, just add in another 3 Frogfish and 1 coral today. Is it okay? The 2 Frogfish and 4 Corals had been in the tank for 1 week plus. they are doing good.
    Please advise. Thanks:)

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    That tank is too small for one frogfish. Most likely you will end up with really bad water quality and sick fish. What kind of corals?
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    Plus, one week isn't long enough to cycle the tank, you need more live rock for biological filtration, and I'm shocked the corals and fish aren't dead.
    I hate hearing people say "it's only a $3/$5/$1 fish/shrimp, so it's ok if it dies, I can just get another." It's still an animal! All animals should be treated like they're worth $10,000.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fishkeeper
    Plus, one week isn't long enough to cycle the tank, you need more live rock for biological filtration, and I'm shocked the corals and fish aren't dead.
    I bought old water from the aquarium shop, its better right? Got 2 live rocks in each tank now. So far they are doing good. Thank alot for your advice:)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fishguy2727
    That tank is too small for one frogfish. Most likely you will end up with really bad water quality and sick fish. What kind of corals?
    I just seperate them into 2 tank. Bubble, plate, a coral that lower the nitrat coralse level and 2 more corals (dont know their name). I will check and let you know again. Thanks:)

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    sounds like a ton to add for only one week of being setup.

    you probably shouldn't buy corals that you don't know the names of. success is much easier when you research first and buy later.
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    Seven gallons is too small for one frogfish so unless you upgraded both to a 29 gallon or something you need to return them while they still have a chance to live.

    Old water just means it already has some nitrate, phosphate, and other things that lower water quality. The reason we do water changes is to get that stuff out of our tanks.

    Live rock is good, but if you only put two pieces in it may not be enough unless they are both huge. You want to aim for 1.5-2 pounds per gallon.
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