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Old 01-19-2015, 02:44 PM   #11
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dry rock and pure ammonia/ cocktail shrimp.

or live rock.
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I'm going to take some live rock rubble from my friends refugium would that work?


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yeah. you should still add ammonia and make sure it turns to nitrate in 24 hours
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How much ammonia


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The standard that is accepted is 4ppm. Either that or use a cocktail shrimp in a mesh bag. The shrimp will decay releasing ammonia so when you stop getting readings of nitrite and ammonia then the tank is cycled.
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Okay thank you for your help


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