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bohmert 04-30-2013 12:30 PM

brackish question
 
Have a 20g saltwater not using still running with live rock. Can you bring the salinity down to brackish level and have brackish fish with the live rock in it and reguiem for filter??? Plan to have a couple puffers and black molly

GwenInNM 04-30-2013 07:17 PM

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Originally Posted by bohmert (Post 1925922)
Have a 20g saltwater not using still running with live rock. Can you bring the salinity down to brackish level and have brackish fish with the live rock in it and reguiem for filter??? Plan to have a couple puffers and black molly

I think 20 gallons is way to small for a couple puffers, I'm assuming you're thinking about Green Spotted puffers? GSP's do fine in marine, but that tank is too small. I believe you can keep live rock in salinity as low as 1.019.

Gwen


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