Cycling With Fish

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60l approx. 16 gallons? If so, it's too small for a single goldfish (fancy or not) let alone 8. You are having ammonia issues, because you're extremely overstocked. Goldfish also produce a lot of waste. Because of that, this is not a battle you can win, unfortunately. I would rehome them to a larger tank, if possible. What kind are they?
 
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4 oranda, 2 lion head, 1 blackmoor, 1 pearl scale..
So how much big tank that i need for all of my fish?
When i'm cycling should i use my active carbon?
Thx mister scarface
 

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You'd need about 90 gallons (340l) to house that many fish. Honestly you won't even be able to cycle your tank currently. You've got way too much ammonia being produced.
 

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4 oranda, 2 lion head, 1 blackmoor, 1 pearl scale..
So how much big tank that i need for all of my fish?
When i'm cycling should i use my active carbon?
Thx mister scarface
You're welcome

I wouldn't use active carbon to cycle as you would have to replace it every month and you would then lose a lot of your beneficial bacteria. Replace it with ceramic or something equivalent that will last. That and the 90g must sound like quite an upgrade. I hope things work out.
 

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my name is Seno from Indonesia.I've a new tank and it fills 8 goldfish. my tank is about 60 L and I used canister filter. I don't doing a cycle and the ammonia is too high..every two days I change my water and put Seachem Prime and the ammonia still high..what should I do?
Unfortunately I live in southeast Asia like you (Singapore) where the majority of our fishtanks are unfiltered bare bottomed overstocked glass boxes. I understand that Indonesia may or may not have the aquarium supplies that other countries may have but I do know that large fish ponds are fairly common in Indonesia. I would consider getting one of those.
 
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Thx mister scarface and EliteJY995 for the advice..
So I need to change the active carbon to the ceramic..so the filter in my canister from the top: white sponge, ceramic, and ceramic..is it right?
Thx
 
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