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Old 05-21-2017, 06:46 PM   #11
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I use an old chest type freezer and hang an aerator in it.. ive had 500 bluegill in it before and changed the water every other day for the week I was holding them... I also add finer shiner..

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Originally Posted by Vector View Post
And being sure to only have green sunfish in the tank, and not bluegill. Bluegill will pixx up a tank something fierce and that ammonia is a killer. (G Juice is a neutralizer, but it can't keep up with a bunch of gills).
The plan includes a bio filter which once it is gets going will have bacteria that will turn the ammonia into nitrite and then into nitrates.

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