09-17-2011, 10:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Talon
ya im gonna get some peppermint shrimp when i finally get light bulbs. i have another question tho. for fresh water the general rule of thumb is 1 inch of fish for every 2 gallions of tank. what is the rule with salt water and do u have to consider that live rock tanks up a large percentage of the tank?
Peppermint shrimp will not eat those trees, they are to big for even them.
And the rule of thumb for SW is out the window. LR does take up a good portion of the tank, yes. But you have to look at swim room for the fish and how big are they going to get. I have only 7 fish in my 240g tank, and my tank does not look empty by any means. BIG FISH.