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Re: Poorly Chromis

Subject: Re: Poorly Chromis
by Howard on 18/1/2010 19:07:45

Hi mate,

I know you know what you are doing , but you are stocking far too quickly. One fish a month is about right , maybe two small ones at a pinch , it lets the LR catch up with the bioload ( adding extra prawns won't help , but will give you ammonia spikes ) .. the bacteria appear slowly in the LR.

You can't rush it , seriously ...

Can you just clarify please , in the last 3 weeks , you have added 5 fish , of which two have died ?

Sorry to hear of the deaths , but if you stock slower , you will end them.

A QT tank is a good idea too.