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Tank Stocking

Discussion in 'Help and Advice' started by aces_up1504, Mar 19, 2016.

  1. aces_up1504

    aces_up1504 Registered

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    Looking at a tank build else where, which is SPS heavy tank, I would say near TOM/TOS quailty as its a similar style to mine.

    Details: 40" (L) X 21" (W) X 18" (H)
    Fish Stock Yellow tang (Zebrasoma flavescens)
    Silver belly wrasse (Halichoeres leucoxanthus)
    Royal Gramma (Gramma loreto)
    Genicanthus melanospilos
    Genicanthus bellus
    Genicanthus lamarck
    Genicanthus semifasciatus
    File fish (Chaetodermis penicilligera)
    Resplendent anthias X 8 (Pseudanthias pulcherrimus)

    I find it interesting that there are 16 fish in this tank without causing any major problems.

    my tank is 52" x 14" x 18" which works out similar volume and currently have 8 fish. ( 3 tangs, 2 wrasse, 2 clown fish and 1 chromis) and thought i was getting close to my limit. So do still have room for more or is the tank mentioned a little miracle fish stock wise
     
  2. warby

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    I know of a reefer 425 xl with 22 fish that's doing well so far.

    It all depends how well you can export nutrients and after course how full the tank looks and if there is enough swimming room for the fish
     
  3. aces_up1504

    aces_up1504 Registered

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    I suppose its the piece of string type question.

    surprisingly i think all nutrient control is via Cheato no GFO
     
  4. warby

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    Yep it probably is.....but ad hey say what works for one may not work for another.
     
  5. Colin

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    I think (I don't know) it's all a matter of maturity sometimes and letting the tank settle into a balanced state
     
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