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Old 02-22-2013, 08:19 PM   #1
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A little over a week question

The guy at one of my lfs said to do a pwc of 5 gallons in my 26g bowfront... This shouldn't hurt my cycle will it
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depends what method your using to start the cycle with fish in/dead shrimp/feeding an empty tank, if you do decide to do the water change make sure you use a dechlorinator like seachem prime before adding the new water
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Well I used some bio sprira and live rock and sand... took my water to lfs and I was in my nitrite spike
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Old 02-22-2013, 10:22 PM   #4
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maybe do a 10% water change
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I did a 15% pwc
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Old 02-22-2013, 11:25 PM   #6
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small water changes often to keep levels from getting toxic but high enough to culture the beneficial bacteria
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