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an awesome site! love mixing and matching the database.

is there a way to exclude corydoras as a territorial fish, they are the least bit territorial.

i think it says that when the tanks are small.

keep up the great work and thanks again. i'm certain you've helped a lot of people out.
I don't think I marked Cories as territorial but you are right, when the tank becomes really small, it will show a warning. Perhaps I need to refine that message.

Glad that you like it. :)
 

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I was playing around and something "fishy" is happening with the filtration. With an Eheim 2028, it says 158 US gal while an Eheim 2078 says 180 gallons. However, with the fish I chose, it says I'm at 72% filtration capacity with the 2028 but 82% with the 2078. That seems backwards?

Edit: Never mind. I just played around some more and really it means I need more filtration so is correct. I put in 2080 and it said 146% meaning I'm overfiltered. Just my own interpretation of the numbers I guess.
 

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Actually it makes sense. :)

filtration % represent how sufficient your filter is. So less than 100% means you don't have enough. Keep in mind that AqAdvisor is somewhat conservative here. And I know as a fact that some experts have been able to keep their setup with less than 100% filtration level without issues.
 

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Yeah - if you are experienced, you will be able to do things this app says it won't. Remember, this app is more for less experienced keepers to get quick warnings and guidelines.

Just curious though, what do you have?
 

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Equipments:

Tank (LxDxH): 24 x 12 x 12 inch (15.0gUS)
Filters: Hagen Fluval 105

Selected species:

8 x White Cloud Mountain Minnow (Tanichthys albonubes)
1 x Zebra Nerite Snail (Neritina natalensis sp. Zebra)
1 x Otocinclus vestitus (Otocinclus vestitus)
8 x Cherry Shrimp (Neocaridina heteropoda)
6 x Galaxy Rasbora (Celestichthys margaritatus)
7 x Cardinal Tetra (Paracheirodon axelrodi)
1 x Albino Bristlenose Pleco (Ancistrus cf. cirrhosus)
6 x Amano Shrimp (Cardina multidentata)
3 x Furcata Rainbowfish (Pseudomugil furcata)
2 x Dwarf Rainbowfish (Melanotaenia maccullochi)

Warning: You NEED to add more aquarium filtration capacity!!!

Your aquarium filtration capacity for above selected species is 49%.
Recommended water change schedule: 64% per week. (You might want to split this water change schedule to two separate 40% per week)
Your aquarium stocking level is 140%.
Your tank is overstocked. Unless you are an experienced aquarist who can meet the maintenance/biological needs of this aquarium, lower stocking levels are recommended.

The filter has about 300 x more bio media than stock... plus the tank is heavily planted. Tank gets once weekly 7.9 gallon water change. Filter gets a weekly cleaning too
 

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What's new for 2010 06 20 build:

- Added Comet Goldfish.
- Added Green Phantom Pleco L200 (Hemiancistrus subviridi).
- Added Mango Pleco (Baryancistrus sp. L047).
- Jump warning has been added to Giant Danio.
- Bold faced the phrase "do your own research" near the bottom of the page.
- Green Sunfish aggression has been increased slightly. Now it will show warning if mixed with small peaceful species as food.
- Black Kuhli is no longer marked as common shoaler with the common Kuhli species.

- Added Aqua FX series filters.
- Added Laguna Pressure-Flo 700 filter.
- Added JBJ Reaction 4-Stage canister filter.
- Added JBL CristalProfi e-series filters.
- Added 318 Zoo Med Turtle Filter.

- Total number of species in DB has been increased to 899.
- Total number of filters in DB has been increased to 324.

To access the application, please click on AqAdvisor site.

If you have any freshwater species that are missing in AqAdvisor DB, please let me know!!! If you disagree with any of the results produced by AqAdvisor, please let me know that too.

I've been seriously lacking time to work on this project so my apology if I did not add all requested items to the application. Please remind me again if I have missed anything. Thanks!
 

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What's new for 2010 09 13 build:

- Added Monster Wolf Fish (Hoplias aimara).
- Added Otto PF450G filter.
- Added Apistogramma macmasteri.
- Added some additional comments to Crayfish that they are good escape artists too.
- Added Jebo 828/829/835 filters.
- Added Sunburst Platy as an alias to Platy.
- Added Eheim 2226 filter.
- Upper temperarature range for Dwarf Petricola has been increased to 25C.
- pH range for Rasbora borapetensis has been updated to 5.5 - 7.5.
- Added Robertsons Cichlid (Amphilophus robertsoni).
- Added Turquoise Cichlid as an alias to Robertsons Cichlid.
- Added False Firemouth as an alias to Robertsons Cichlid.
- Added Blue Sifter as an alias to Robertsons Cichlid.
- Added Aqueon ProFlex series filters.
- Scientific name for Celestial Pearl Danio has been changed to Danio margaritatus.
- Added Blue Botia (Yasuhikotakia modesta).
- Added Twinbar Platy as an alias to Platy.
- Added Highfin Platy as an alias to Platy.
- Added White Cheeked Goby (Rhinogobius wui).
- Added Aristochromis christyi.
- Added Buccochromis rhoadesii.
- Added Buccochromis lepturus.
- Added Champsochromis caeruleus.
- Added Fossorochromis rostratus.
- Added Lichnochromis acuticeps.
- Added Geophagus altifrons.

- Total number of species in DB has been increased to 917.
- Total number of filters in DB has been increased to 333.

To access the application, please click on AqAdvisor site.

If you have any freshwater species that are missing in AqAdvisor DB, please let me know!!! If you disagree with any of the results produced by AqAdvisor, please let me know that too.
 

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Thanks for the update.
 

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Thank you for this great tool. I use it quite often.

I just want to ask if you could check on the combination of dwarf gourami with cherry shrimp? I suggested this combo to someone based on the calculator's recommendation, but someone at BCA mentioned that the gourami would eat shrimp. I've never mixed shrimp with dwarf gouramis so I didn't catch that. Thanks!
 

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This is an amazing tool! Thank you for creating it!
 
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