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Old 01-09-2012, 03:05 PM   #991
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Yeah, I've had my eye on them since i started. He wasn't appropriate for my reef but he'll do fine in my 90. He's the big reason i won't be having any shrimp in that tank. But he's a way cool fish
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Yeah, I've had my eye on them since i started. He wasn't appropriate for my reef but he'll do fine in my 90. He's the big reason i won't be having any shrimp in that tank. But he's a way cool fish
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Carey, any suggestiins on how much ammo i should dose to get to 4ppm in a 30g?
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Hmm, I've only dosed once or twice but the first time I added an obscene amount like 2 cups. lol Still cycled though.

I would try a teaspoon and test. Wait maybe 15 minutes or so for the ammonia to get all into the water, test and go from there. You really cant dose too much, it can make a stronger cycle but it also can take longer, at least in my opinion and experience.
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Check your params to see if you have any ammo already.
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I will do this..but the sw test chart hasnt come yet

Think i could find one online or somthing?
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You can dose too much, at higher concentrations you end up with a diferent strain, public waterworks look for that strain, but in aquaria our levels ae too low and you can end up wih snothr cycle as those die off and are replaced with the low level ones. 5ppm should be the highest you cycle with.
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You can dose too much, at higher concentrations you end up with a diferent strain, public waterworks look for that strain, but in aquaria our levels ae too low and you can end up wih snothr cycle as those die off and are replaced with the low level ones. 5ppm should be the highest you cycle with.
Oh gottcha, thats new to me!
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Hey, guys!

If i put in a frozen cube of mysis, would this help my cycle go quicker along with the 2lbs of live rock?? It wont smell right?
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Yes don't put the actual block in. You'll get tons of nitrates which makes Hair algae. Put the cube in a net and rinse with warm water until there is only shrimp. Then put the shrimp in.
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Yes don't put the actual block in. You'll get tons of nitrates which makes Hair algae. Put the cube in a net and rinse with warm water until there is only shrimp. Then put the shrimp in.
Cool, will that help the cycle right?
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