What kind of filter do you need for a 29 gallon tank?
Best filters for 29-30 gallon fish tanks
|Our rating||Type||Flow rate|
|Marineland Penguin PRO Power Filter||Hang-On-Back||275 GPH, adjustable|
|OASE Indoor Aquatics Filtosmart Thermo 100||canister filter||160 GPH|
|Penn Plax Cascade 500 Canister Filter||canister filter||115 GPH|
|Seachem Tidal 35 gallon power filter||Hang-On-Back||130 GPH|
How many GPH does a 29 gallon tank need?
A good rule of thumb to follow is that a pump should have a flow rate of 5 GPH (gallons per hour) for every gallon of water in the aquarium. For example, if you have a 29-gallon aquarium you will need a pump with a flow rate of at least 145 GPH to effectively turnover the tank.
What size hood do I need for a 29 gallon tank?
30-inch hood for 29-gallon aquarium.
How often should you clean a 29 gallon fish tank?
It’s a good idea to give all the equipment in and around your fish tank a solid clean at least once every six months. Doing this will help you keep an eye on how all your equipment is functioning, so that you can repair or replace it if you need to. It also gives you an opportunity to really clean everything properly.
How many fish can I have in a 30 gallon tank?
This means a 30-gallon tank could hold 6 to 15 1-inch fish, or 2 to 4 3-inch fish. However, when a fish gets larger than 3 inches, this guideline rapidly breaks down, since 10 1-inch fish are smaller than one 10-inch fish.
How many GPH does a 30 gallon tank need?
We generally recommend that on average, you turn over your aquarium volume four times per hour. This means that if you have a 30 gallon tank, you need a pump and filter with flow rates of around 120 gph.
How often should I change the water in my 29 gallon tank?
The most common used estimate is 1/3 of your water every week. In a 29 gallon that equals almost 9 gallons every week. If you have a heavy fish population you can do with more water every week or if you have very few fish you could do even less water every week or wait up to 2 weeks.
How often should you change the water in a 30 gallon tank?
A weekly water change of 25% and 1/3 deep gravel cleaning. Surface vac the rest of the gravel. Swish the filter media in old tank water once a month to remove any excess debry. The purpose of a weekly water changes is to remove excess nitrAtes and to replenish healthy minerals in the water for the fish.