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Old 11-30-2007, 08:28 AM   #1
 
mistake?

i think ive started off on the wrong foot , i have a 10 gallon tank that has been up and running for two weeks , cycling , i put 4 tiger barbs in , i know in my own heart that this is too many fish for the tank much less the cycle period , what should i do? i know it was wrong to start off like this. thanks for any advise
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Old 11-30-2007, 10:11 AM   #2
 
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Frequent Water Changes. Keep your ammonia down.
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Old 11-30-2007, 10:48 AM   #3
 
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Yep, I agree. You're going to be a slave to water changes for awhile. Test the water at least once a day with an API liquid test kit, feed sparingly, and get two 5 gallon buckets. One for clean water and the other for the dirty, a bottle of Prime or similar treatment, and a gravel vac.

Is it possible to get some used filter media or gravel from an established tank? That would help greatly.

I speak from experience.
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Old 11-30-2007, 11:33 AM   #4
 
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thanks to all for your help , ill let you know how its going
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