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    hi, i added a small piece of live rock to my tank to begin the cycle. what should i look out for? how do i tell if its actually cycling and how would i tell if its complete? thanks
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    I previously had a sw tank w/ seahorses so i kind of know some basic stuff hopefully. So i have a new sw tank that i have cycled for 2 months now, well the cycle completed a few weeks before that but a person at my local aquarium said that i could keep the lights off during the cycle b/c i had a...
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    Hello everyone, I was wondering how long do you guys think it would take to cycle my tank with a jumbo shrimp 30 pounds of dry rock in my 30 gallon tank. Thanks!
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    Hello Everyone, I am having trouble with my new tank cycle process. The tank is 55 gallons with a 20 gallon sump. The sump has an asm G1 skimmer in it. There is roughly 50lbs of live rock in the tank. The rock has been in there for almost three months now and was scrubbed prior to being put...
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    Hey, I'm starting up a reef tank, and it's my first time so I wanted to make sure I don't mess anything up. I just set it up Saturday, Sept 3, and I put 2 30 lb bags of white caribbean sand, and one 20 lb bag of aragonite live sand. Then i put water from the tap into the tank and put water...
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    Hey everyone - I've noticed a bunch of hitchhikers in my 75 gal tank from about 50 lbs of live rock I got from a guy. It was kept at temp and with circulation, transported maybe 40 minutes home, and put in a tank with equal salinity and temp... I also added about 20-30 gal of his water...
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    I have a 34 gal cube,filled with RO/DI water, 50 lbs of Marco Dry Rock. I bought Fritz Zyme Turbo Start 900 with a package of ammonia powder. My salinity is 1.24, PH is 8.0, water temp 80F. Added ammonia, brought it up to 4 ppm, then put in the Fritz. Here is a list of my daily tests: Day 1...
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    Hello everyone, I set my new 60 gal over a month ago I finally added my live rock two weeks ago which I purchased off craigslist according to the previous owner its been in their aquarium for 2 yrs. I never had an amonia spike is this normal? All my water test look good. I added two damsel and...
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