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When can I add fish to my new tank?

Posted by bad4u2j z5IL (My Page) on
Sun, Sep 9, 12 at 17:25

I have bought a new 60 gal.My question is it's been so long since Ive started a tank and was wondering how long after I have the filters going,air pump and tank filled do I have to wait to introduce fish into their new home?

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RE: When can I add fish to my new tank?

I've been reading up on this and from what I've read you should give it at least 3 days

RE: When can I add fish to my new tank?

The most important part is the "nitrogen cycle". Many ways to go about it. Easiest way is to introduce 1/2 small hardy fish and use a test kit to know when it's established . Google the procedure will give you tons of info ,besides you will also need info on comtatiblity" issues lol gary

RE: When can I add fish to my new tank?

is this a fresh or salt water tank? For fresh you can add fish straight away...for salt you have to wait a few weeks..starting off with coral and live rock..once the live rock goes alittle purple (that ,means its healthy) then slowly add fish. A couple every two weeks or so...

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