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Old 01-16-2014, 02:14 AM   #11
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The salinity, nitrit, PH and ammonia is okey, the nitrit is a bit low. But im on my 7 day. I have tested allmost every day, havent seen any huge raise in ammonia and nitrit. So wat is my best option? Thanks for all the help
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Old 01-16-2014, 02:22 AM   #12
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The salinity, nitrit, PH and ammonia is okey, the nitrit is a bit low. But im on my 7 day. I have tested allmost every day, havent seen any huge raise in ammonia and nitrit. So wat is my best option? Thanks for all the help
I would have waited before adding CUC and seen how the tanks levels reacted to an ammonia source, I dont believe it completely cycled.

OH, before i forget your tank is just beautiful!
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Old 01-16-2014, 02:23 AM   #13
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traditionally... if you don't add ammonia/prawns to the tank, it normally takes about 4-6 weeks to cycle. Considering its only been 7 days and you haven't adding any additives its doubtful the cycle is completed... let alone started.... If it was my tank, I would honestly wait it out for another week or 2 and keep doing what your doing to make sure no random cycle isn't going to start before adding additives to the water. People add prawns/ammonia to the water..... from the tanks ive set up in the past I personally just leave the tank alone with no stock for about a month and test the water every 2 days to see whats happening.
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Old 01-16-2014, 02:23 AM   #14
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I would have waited before adding CUC and seen how the tanks levels reacted to an ammonia source, I dont believe it completely cycled.

OH, before i forget your tank is just beautiful!

I honestly would have done the same
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Old 01-16-2014, 02:31 AM   #15
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Okey! Maybe i need to add ammonia source, wats the best to do here? A chrimp? Thank you so mutch Mattyfelts my first noob tank:p
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Old 01-16-2014, 02:32 AM   #16
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Okey! Maybe i need to add ammonia source, wats the best to do here? A chrimp? Thank you so mutch Mattyfelts my first noob tank:p

Haha I'm doing the same thing as you with my empty 10. First sw and just started 2 days ago!
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Then i think i will do the samene thing you did alco1
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Same thing, and wait for the tank to do it on its own
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Old 01-16-2014, 04:40 AM   #19
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Do i need to change saltwater? or do i live it alene and just top off wit ro/di water wen the salinity is to high. Thx for the help
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