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Old 10-14-2011, 09:35 PM   #241
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do you think it would be 2 ore weeks or 4 more weeks, also, a 2:1 ratio of what to what
Idk how long ur cycle will take.. Depends on a lot of things... 2 gal of water to 1 part amn... u need to read the instructions..
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where are there instructions, ammonia isnt just for cycling tanks
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where are there instructions, ammonia isnt just for cycling tanks
On the back. Still tells u how much to add per gallon...
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is clear amo the same as pure amo?
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No... U want pure...
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what does pure amo cost
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im just gonna add 1 gallon
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I'm no expert and like you I'm just starting out but from what I was told the LR alone will do it in 4-6 weeks. I let mine cycle with no lights for 2 weeks and then turned lights on and bought 2 damsels. It was cycled in 4 weeks. then I added fuge and started dosing calcium, mag, and strontium, then added corals. As far as stocking the safe way from my research is 4 fish max, and I tried a sand sifter. It almost starved to death and I had a lot of good sand. I gave it to a friend with a larger tank and now I'm trying a jawfish. So far he's awesome! Just something to keep in mind for your stalking list! Just be patient! It will happen before you know it. Seems like I just started mine yesterday, now 6 months later Im looking at old pics and saying "omg! That coral has grown! Look how little the clowns were!" when you stare at everything for hours a day and try to watch it grow it just doesn't..lol I have to make myself ignore it for a week and then go back and then it's rewarding lol! nice build tho! Keep it up-and remember.. Patience!
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i think im gonna add 2 gallons for pure amo tomrow for the following reasons, i will still be able to start in a few weeks, because my api test kit came today, idk if i am in a real cycle or a minnie one, adding amonnia ant hurt, a reef tank is something to enjoy for years, a few weeks are nothing in the grand scheeme of things!!
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is it safe to dose today or do i have to wait until the trites go down?
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