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    I have set up my 46 gallon tank with 59 lbs of Gulf live rock and the cycle has finished. I plan to add another 35 to 40 lbs this coming week and wondered if I should expect as hard a cycle as I did with the first batch or if it will just trigger a mini cycle? (This will be full life live rock...
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    Hello, I'm Chris, I'm fairly new to Saltwater in the sense I've never had one of my own, But I do work at a Petco and occasionally help out a customer with Saltwater questions and needs,I reference books to answer there questions, Anyway I am in the process of setting up my first tank, its a 55...
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    1. 75gal tank filled with salt water. Nor fish or corals at this time. 2. Phosphate remover added. 3. Live sand added. 4. 2 pieces of base rock added. 5. Water tested and looks good. Now I believe the tank should cycle. I can't afford to buy all of the live rock at one time, so can I buy...
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    1. 75gal tank filled with salt water. Nor fish or corals at this time. 2. Phosphate remover added. 3. Live sand added. 4. 2 pieces of base rock added. 5. Water tested and looks good. Now I believe the tank should cycle. I can't afford to buy all of the live rock at one time, so can I buy...
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    i'm going to trade a large piece of LR to my LFS due to GSP growth. when i add the new cured rock to my tank will there be any special precautions i need to take to ensure the tank doesn't turn upside down? the tank has been going strong for almost a year and i hate to disrupt it's success.
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    Hey all, My LFS has a great deal on live rock, (1.99lb) and I was wondering if I should take advantage of this? Currently, I have 200lbs of live in my 220 and wouldn't mind maybe 50-100lbs more. The draw back is, I have had the tank up for about five months and it's doing really well, along...
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