What to do?
I am new here :D Have not had a tank for 20 years, kid is moving out now I have room again for a tank. I got a used tank and I cleaned it real good, what do I need to do before I put any fish into the tank. I am wanting to put angel fish and other small fish plus live plants in there.
The tank is a 85 gallon tank.
Well, the first thing you want to do is read up on the nitrogen cycle of a fish tank. Your tank will need to be cycled before you add more than a few fish.
Also, you should pick a substrate. If you want to do a planted tank, you'll want something fertilized. Eco-complete is very good. I've also heard very good things about AquariumPlants.com own fertilizer. It's a cheaper alternative to Eco-Complete.
Also, angelfish tend to eat plants, so they aren't known to be very good inhabitants for a planted tank. Perhaps some hardy ones will survive, but you may have to decide between one or the other.
What sort of lighting do you have on this tank? Most standard aquarium hoods do not have enough light for plants to do very well.[/list]
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