Installation of the aquarium takes approximately six to ten weeks (4-6 weeks during the chemical way). The process can be accelerated by adding live rock and live aragonite sand. This will only accelerate, not replace, bicikl.
The addition of fish. When the level of ammonia and nitrite at zero you can add fish. Remember a simple rule is 2.5 cm of fish per 10 liters of water, 5 cm – 15 liters and 10 cm – 35 litres of water. Unlike freshwater, most marine fish live alone. If you want to have multiple fish of one species or several species similar in color and size – they sit down in the aquarium at the same time. Otherwise the fish stuck in the aquarium, just kill the newcomer. This rule is especially true for zabrosom, clowns and some other fish species. Fish should be added in small groups so as not to trigger a rise in ammonia levels. If you add more than one fish at a time, the ammonia level will rise.
Feeding. It is best to feed the fish twice a day. Live food is not necessary for most fish species. A combination of frozen shrimp and formula 2 (food-based algae) is fine. The use of several types of frozen feed to provide the fish a varied diet is to be welcomed, as well as supplementing the diet with salad “Romen”or “lettuce”, as well as spinach. Dry food should be used carefully with hardy marine fish. Continue reading