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  1. General Reef Discussion
    My 75 gallon reef has been up and running for one year now. The nitrogen cycle came and went in the beginning exactly as expected. I slowly stocked the tank with 4 blue chromis, 1 mandarin, 2 flame darts, and 1 chalk basslet. The fish ( imo) are probably slightly over-fed and the pod population...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    ok now i've heard of a few way to cycle a tank. 1 by adding live rock and the dead life on it will decay and turn into ammonia to start cycle. 2 adding a dead peice of fish or shrimp. 3 adding a hardy fish to make waste. if you cycle using 2 or 3 won't the cycle start again if you were to add...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Well, it looks like it anyway. The nitrogen cycle must finally be coming towards and end. Every end is a new beginning. It's just so ugly I cant help but post the pictures. <img src="http://static.keebali.com/thereeftank.com/gallery/files/3/1/1/0/1/dsc_0198.jpg" alt="Algae Bloom" /> <img...
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