Air Pump Use and A Couple Other Questions
Hi again everybody! I'm not quite sure if this is in the right thread or not, so Mods, please move it as y'all see fit.
So I recently got my first tank set up, and the air pump (plus the API Master Test Kit... Woot!) I ordered just came in today. I have a few live plants -planning on adding more later- in the tank, a few ghost shrimp, and a pair of guppies. Should I put keep the air pump on 24/7 or just at night to keep it from pushing out the CO2 the plants need? Don't know if it'll help or not, but here's a pic of the tank without the pump:
I have a check valve, 1" air stone, and a crap ton of tubing... Any suggestions/critiques?
You should never turn it off, except for a few minutes while feeding, and when you change the water. BTW get another female guppy, 'cos the male will... disturb her to death if she's alone.
Thanks for the reply! They're both males - as a college student, there's no way I can deal with all the fry! I'm adding plants as quickly as my budget will allow for more hiding places for the guppies and to aid in the cycling process.
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