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Old 03-28-2012, 12:19 PM   #51
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Im Gonna go buy a cheap filter after work 2, fill it with as much filter floss as I can and stick it on my community tank so when the new tank comes I'll put that filter floss in the new external filters to hopefully give the cycle a boost
This way works great for seeding. If you have any ceramic rings in your community tank they will also be great for seeding.
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Old 03-28-2012, 02:16 PM   #52
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This way works great for seeding. If you have any ceramic rings in your community tank they will also be great for seeding.
Would It be better to add more ceramic rings into my external filter? I don't wanna take them out of there and make the community tank unstable, or was that what you meant?
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Just ordered 25kg of holey rock for £50 :O, £50 for some rock, I must be crazy lol. I was gonna go for about 70-90 kg of rock all together, do yoi think that will be enough for my 405litre(107us gallons, I think) tank?
Gonna try get hold of some cichlid stones 2, they look cool!
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Old 03-30-2012, 11:07 AM   #54
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Would It be better to add more ceramic rings into my external filter? I don't wanna take them out of there and make the community tank unstable, or was that what you meant?
Yeah, that's what I meant.
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Old 03-30-2012, 11:09 AM   #55
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Just ordered 25kg of holey rock for £50 :O, £50 for some rock, I must be crazy lol. I was gonna go for about 70-90 kg of rock all together, do yoi think that will be enough for my 405litre(107us gallons, I think) tank?
Gonna try get hold of some cichlid stones 2, they look cool!
I think more would be better. You may only get a few good tunnels out of that amount. Go to a local stream or river. It's free and makes a nice afternoon adventure.
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Yeah, that's what I meant.
Cool, I'll pick some up from my Lfs tomorrow
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I think more would be better. You may only get a few good tunnels out of that amount. Go to a local stream or river. It's free and makes a nice afternoon adventure.
Really? Argh man lol looks like this rock is gonna get expensive, but aslong as the gf don't see the receipts I dont think i'll be murdered hahaha, I'm not sure where there are any local streams or rivers the only water I have round me is a canal and it's not the cleanest so not sure if I'd wanna use any rocks I get from there. How much rock do u think I'd need? 100-120kg?
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Really? Argh man lol looks like this rock is gonna get expensive, but aslong as the gf don't see the receipts I dont think i'll be murdered hahaha, I'm not sure where there are any local streams or rivers the only water I have round me is a canal and it's not the cleanest so not sure if I'd wanna use any rocks I get from there. How much rock do u think I'd need? 100-120kg?
Weight isn't a great way to tell since some rocks are more dense than the others. Its all preference.
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So went to my Lfs to get some sand and rock for my cichlid tank come back with a receipt of £850 and a 400litre salt water tank with sump hahaha looks like I'm moving over to the dark side lol thanks for all the info on cichlids tho.
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Hahaha. Have fun in the salt world. Hopefully you can get the tank up and cycled within the next year.
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