I, and others, have addressed this one before but it may bear repeating. Currently I have a 29 gallon with two power filters on it. The tank is a 18x9x Weekly water changes or more often than that, even, in such a small tank with such a heavy bioload , infrequent feedings, and heavy filtration are a very serious must.

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So A good rule of thumb is to set aside 30 gallons for the first Goldfish, and then another gallons for each additional Goldfish. Please read here: I have not found any chemicals that really work over a long time to reduce nitrates.

It is a 50 gallon rectangular tank. Would it be feasible to disconnect the powerheads from the UGF and use them with the Quick Filters stuffed with floss?

FAQs About Goldfish Systems: Filtration

Will this mitigate the nitrate problem of the bioballs? Tanks Size, Shape He doesn't show any other symptoms however. Does the tank still need to be cycled if I do it this way or will the bacteria be transferred?

I would have both.

Aqueon Filter Cartridge Large pack Ping. The room is somewhat formal in decor old world Italian and even though my husband would rather a tank with a large variety of FW Aqueon Aquarium Filters. These will break the water flow, and create a gentle area for the fish to rest.

Provided you cleaned each one with a 6 week gap in between them, if you happened to wash away the bacteria from one, bacteria from the one you didn't clean would pick up the slack and eventually all would return to normal. Thank you.

Aqueon Quiet Flow Aquarium Power Filters 55 75 For Tanks Up to 90 Gallon

The thing with fancy Goldfish is that really cold conditions don't suit them for a variety of reasons, and at very low temperatures Goldfish shouldn't be fed, so keeping them at or slightly above a cool room temperature is the easiest way to keep them. Your key misunderstanding here is that the "filter for a 20 gallon tank" statement on a filter means anything.

Length of the tank is more important than depth, so if that's a factor when choosing between tanks of identical volume, go for the longer tank. Related FAQs: They do sit inside the tank of course, so they're less easily hidden.

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Turnover of 5 times is good for Goldfish. Tank Capacity Aquarium Filters. Thank you for your response. IF you have multiple sets of the mechanical filter media, including the wheel So water is scrubbed in the canister removing solid waste and then the silt-free water is pushed into the gravel and up into the tank biological filtration. Look like cauliflower?