filter size!?

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filter size!?

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Im going to set up a tank for zebs soon & it's going to be 20 gal (75litre) How many & how big of filters/powerheads do I need to use? Also what areator should I use?
Thanks in advance! :D
P.S.I plan on keeping 2 zebs(1 pair)
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You should definitely read through the forum and see how other people are setting up their tanks. We love to give information and feedback on your ideas, but honestly, it's just not feasible to try to advise on the set up itself for every new member. I'm sure you understand! There is a plethora of information available that I'm sure you'll find useful!

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Post by animalfreak »

Yeah, makes sense :oops: but it would be helpful to have a rule of thumb I(or anyone)can use.
Does this make me another one of THOSE newbies :twisted:? :lol:
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Post by TwoTankAmin »

Nope- it just means no two of us do it exactly the same.

But it also matters what size fish you will be getting as to what style setup works best. Smaller zebs have different needs than adults.
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Post by McEve »

Have a look at http://www.zebrapleco.com/article2.php it's few general guidelines in the article. Well oxygenated water seem to be more important than the current itself, except when you want them to spawn.

75L might be a bit small... not nessesarily because the zebs need more space, but it might be easier to keep a larger tank clean. Clean water is a must!

Good luck with your zebs! :)
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Post by animalfreak »

Thanks didnt see the articles page :doh: ill be reading more of those! as far as tank size goes I also have a 55 gal (200 litres?) & mabie ill get a trio (just 1 more :lol: ) probabley breeding age. But of course none of this is concrete.Thanks for the advice.
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