01-28-2007, 10:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Rogergolf66
What is your lighting?
What are your water paramiters? (do you have water testing equipment)
What is the water temp how much does it change during the day?
How much water flow do you have?
I just put in a aqua clear 402 powerhead in tonight. The flow is way better then before. The temp problem is fixed and stays at 78 to 79 degrees. I have a PH, Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate and Calcium. The only one I think we haven't done is Carbonate hardness, all the test came out fine. I don't know a lot about the lighting fixture but its called smatlight. I think it has 2 bulbs the tank is pretty bright when the light is on. Is there anything else you guys need? I did move a few rocks tonight to help with water flow. I almost think that my brother has tom much rock in there lol. I did put some janitors 4 crabs and 1 snail. I am just worried about the regular maintenance I need to do. Should I change out some of the water every few weeks? Also I am running out of room in the back of the tank. I want to add a skimmer but what about the cover? If I add a skimmer I will not have room for the top, I really don't now I have to modify the one I have now. Anyways you guys have been a huge help and I am really happy I was able to find this site :)