06-04-2009, 08:37 AM
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Originally Posted by SinCrisis
Well he cant get a bigger tank so his only options are: constant water changes and filter cleaning, an additional filter, or fish reduction.
The last option is the best, sell the fish, give em away, etc, until the inch per gallon rule is roughly met, maybe overstocked a little but not as bad as it is now.
The other two options will allow you to spend less time maintaining the tank, but overall, a horrible living environment for the fish.
All three solutions will fix the yellow water and clogged filter.
Sincrisis, I missed that post by original poster. Sorry. As I see it,, Taking a good portion of the fish to a fish store would be in the best interest of the fish. I have a ten gal quarantine tank and cannot wrap my mind around the numbers of fish OP is trying to keep. With water conditions capable of deteriorating in a few hours due to the sheer numbers of fish,, I am in agreement that Daily water changes will be mandatory,with or without added filtration.