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Discussion in 'Fish Only Tanks, Predator Tanks' started by johannes rall, 10 Jan 2012.

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  1. johannes rall

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    what should Itest for in a fowlr tank
     
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    During cycle, ammonia, nitrite, nitrate and after that just nitrate until your tank stabalizes.
     
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    Found this on a Site for you about setting up a FOWLR System...hope they help..as it's an old Forum..but looks like you Test the exact same things as you would any other Marine Aquarium..
    Setting Up a FOWLR Aquarium

    http://www.aquabuys.com/c/fish-only-live-rock-aquarium.html
    Fish-Only, FOWLR, or Reef: Which Aquarium Setup is Right For You?
     
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    Very good info, I also read an article confirming that good quality water parameters including things like calcium, magnesium and Alkalinity is just as essencial for fish as for corals.
     
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    PS: It is just easier to maintain these levels as they don't get used up as quickly, due to the lack of corals, but they still drop slowly.
     
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