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|johnnybass ||01-21-2007 09:08 AM |
:( Hi I have a 55 gal its been up for 3mos. its a reel tank. I have 4 fish (small) and 4 inverts and I cant seam to get the nitrate down? i just did a H2o change .I was feeding everyday would that do it?
|caferacermike ||01-21-2007 09:17 AM |
How much, what kind of fish, what foods. Sometimes the fish themselves can be the polluter. Like if you had 4 panther groupers in the 55g.
You will need to give a detail about the filtration, how often and if you do water changes, ets....
|johnnybass ||01-21-2007 02:01 PM |
am i over feeding?
55gal i have 3 clowns and 1 damzel all about 2'' long i was giving them 1 block of brin srimp and 1 block of blood worms and silver fish all frozen every day also i have 2 hang on the back 1 is big and 1 small and 2 blower in the tank moving alot of water
|musho3210 ||01-21-2007 02:39 PM |
i dont know much about sw but do you have a protien skimmer?
|usmc121581 ||01-21-2007 02:44 PM |
What are your water parameters.
|johnnybass ||01-21-2007 07:33 PM |
Yes i have protien skimmer
|johnnybass ||01-21-2007 07:36 PM |
And I test the water once a week everthing is good but the nitrate
|Melissa ||01-21-2007 07:43 PM |
Maybe you are feeding them to much and its polluting the water. Try cutting back on food a bit and see if it helps.
|johnnybass ||01-21-2007 07:47 PM |
ok usmcwife thanks
|caferacermike ||01-22-2007 03:38 AM |
Yeah I'd say one frozen cube once a day or even once everyother day.
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