When is enough?

Discussion in 'Filters and Filtration' started by fengshui, Jul 13, 2015.

  1. fengshuiValued MemberMember

  2. LiterallyHydroWell Known MemberMember

    For your average tank with HOB filters, I would just shoot for around 10x turnover. I think you're fine, as long as you're getting no ammonia or nitrites.
  3. AquaticBrandonWell Known MemberMember

    I would think about maybe upgrading to a bigger tank for those parrots soon :)

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  4. fengshuiValued MemberMember

    I've been dying to get the approval of my parents to upgrade the tank but they won't budge so I need to think of something soon later on!
  5. GeoffWell Known MemberMember

    You could always try to rehome them and stock your 29g tank with appropriate fish.
  6. LiterallyHydroWell Known MemberMember

    With Geoff on that. You never know what the future holds, you may never have the appropriate home for them.
  7. AquaticBrandonWell Known MemberMember

    I believe Parrot fish get around 10 inches. That's big, so they will need a large tank if you wish to keep them.

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  8. BDpupsWell Known MemberMember

    You have a pic of this? How did you fit the HOB's on the tank? Is one on the front or the side? And with those koralias I can't imagine how much movement is going on in the tank.

    Where could you even put another filter?
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  9. fengshuiValued MemberMember

    The two HOBs fit right next to each other on the back. The Eheim is under the tank. Koralias are in the tank.
  10. BDpupsWell Known MemberMember

    An aquaclear 110 and a penguin 200 or is it a 350? There isn't a penguin 250.

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  11. fengshuiValued MemberMember

    200 my bad sorry
  12. GeoffWell Known MemberMember

    Imo no matter how many filters you put on there, it's not going to make a 29g tank any bigger for 6 soon-to-be 10" fish.
  13. peacelizardValued MemberMember

    Yes. As others have said, honestly, the amount of filtration you have is irrelevant because they are going to grow way too big for a 29g. Heck, even one wouldnt be appropriate.
  14. BDpupsWell Known MemberMember

    There isn't any need to add more filters. You have more than enough. Now you need a tank that is big enough for the fish.