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Old 03-07-2007, 12:19 PM   #11
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so would it be a problem to start my cycle in the main tank when my rock won't be in unitl 4 or 5 days later? or should I just wait for it to all get here & start it?

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Personally, I'd just wait. In the big picture, 4 or 5 days isn't going to make a difference. I'm assuming the sand would be in the tank, so you would have a place for the bacteria to call home if you did start the cycle. But waiting gives you good time to practice your patience!

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waiting gives you good time to practice your patience!
You will need this more then just about anything else for a successful SW tank. SW tanks need lots of time to develop correctly but can crash in a instant if you do something haphazardly.


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