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:) Watch in HD.

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Miss Nicki replied the topic: Re: O's Update!

What a cute group!
Well done!
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Noddy replied the topic: Re: O's Update!

Hey there, long time no see!

What a lovely bunch of o's you have.
How many are there now?
Did i see a dark one in the back as well?
How big is the tank?

amazing quality video! :)
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shenlonco replied the topic: Re: O's Update!

Thanks .

Yes there is a dark black one with little red in it.

It's a 125GL
I do 50% water changes every week with gravel vac also and when my water is drained to 50% level i put enough prime water conditioner for 125gl and I also run two 100Gl packets of purigen in one of my hang on filters and everything seems to be doing fine this way.

O there are five oscars in there.
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brad0h replied the topic: Re: O's Update!

People are going to advise against this but you seem to know what you're doing and you probably have some super strong filteration, if not you need to get some. 5 is overkill, but it will definitely be possible, but people will advise against and it will be quite a bioloaded tank and a tad crowded. So enjoy your tank as it is and hopefully you'll get it all figured out eventually, if not it's not like you're super ignorant with 5 in a 75g and water changing once a month.

We aren't joking when we say water changes and Prime are the best solution to a problem.
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cebosound replied the topic: Re: O's Update!

cool fish update.

it looks like they are doing well in there.

Is that a webcam above the tank? :huh:

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Noddy replied the topic: Re: O's Update!

brad0h wrote: People are going to advise against this but you seem to know what you're doing and you probably have some super strong filteration, if not you need to get some. 5 is overkill, but it will definitely be possible, but people will advise against and it will be quite a bioloaded tank and a tad crowded.


True, but i'm sure shenlonco will be upgrading once the O's get bigger, for keeping up with maintenance with 5 adults and some adult SD's as well , 50% wc a week will not keep your fish happy.
On the other hand we got to put up a standard, and that is 55Gl per Oscar...but my tank is "full" to say the least, but with good filtration and adequate wc it can be done.

The only downside is, that life has it's way of sneaking up on you, and chances are there will come a time you will not be able to carry out several large wc's a week, which will be needed if you keep 5 O's in a 125Gl tank, with tankmates.
That's why it's better to be on the safe side, and keep your bioload equal to your tank's size.

But Shenlonco has been around long enough to know that, i'm sure of that! ;)
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Mayhem replied the topic: Re: O's Update!

Looks great, I love the black one with the little red

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shenlonco replied the topic: Re: O's Update!

Thanks guy's... No web cam on the tank top.

I know all about large O's i am going to keep them as long as i can I always check water for nitrates once a week and so far no problems at all with what i been doing.

If it starts getting out of hand ( bad water when testing) then that's when i will find some good homes for some of them.
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cebosound replied the topic: Re: O's Update!

shenlonco wrote: Thanks guy's... No web cam on the tank top.

OK. well what the heck is that thing :unsure:

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