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Goldy Goldy
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Fishy-Fishy Fishy-Fishy
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Re: New to nanos #12
What exactly do you mean by 'go bad'?
TheDragonLord TheDragonLord
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Re: New to nanos #13
1) it's always good to have a skimmer, it's not always needed but its a good thing to have on a nano that cant have enough rock fitted in to lighten the bio load a bit more

2) even if its fuji you still need ~1kg of rock per gallon no matter how porous it is

3)the only way to have too much is if your cramming it into the tank, thats blatently toooo much, but if you have sense then you wouldn't do that would you?

4) my info isn't misleading at all, it's how i've set-up all my tanks and it's whats always worked for me

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5) in what way would my advice make a tank go bad? none of my tanks have gone bad following this advice
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adamcrouch adamcrouch
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Re: New to nanos #14
All the information i've got off all the people at fish keeping has been really help full, it isn't misleading at all. Thanks everyone for taking up some of your free time to help all us beginers out.
MarineAqua5 MarineAqua5
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Re: New to nanos #15
What works for 1 dosent always work for others. Im still sticking by my 1 pound per gallon on the LR. This is the only forum where they say its 1KG per gallon. Im not saying anyone is wrong
TheDragonLord TheDragonLord
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Re: New to nanos #16
Quote:

MarineAqua5 wrote:
This is the only forum where they say its 1KG per gallon


no it's not, i've been on multiple forums and they've told me this as well
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Coralline Coralline
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Re: New to nanos #17
well, i have read in many books and many websites, 'approx 2lb per gallon' is the ideal amount, which 2lb = 1kg roughly. which is why i set up my own nano reef tank with 2lb per gallon. we dont just make up our own rules on this forum you know!
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MarineAqua5 MarineAqua5
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Re: New to nanos #18
Calm down
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Re: New to nanos #19
at the end of the day live rock is expensive and it is best to get as much as you can afford..and as close to the 1kg rule as possible for the best outcome/filtration.
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Re: New to nanos #20
Was in a local Fish shop on saturday and he said that 1kg per gallon in a nano was a load of c**p and that i only really needed a peice the size of a coke can in my 8gallon and to put all the media into my external fluval 304. :S He then went and said "look at all our displays tanks and how much we have in them, you could put around 10 fish in there aslong as u have the filtration" ....