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Old 03-17-2011, 01:47 PM   #1
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I'm in the process of starting my 55 gallon tank and im hoping to get some zoa's and mushrooms later on. with a diamond goby to start of the tank right now is about to start cycling with 60 pounds of live rock and 40 pounds of sand. it has a aqua-tech 60g power filter, remora protein skimmer rated for 100g, and two power heads. ill post some pictures as soon as my phone charges =P
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Sounds like a plan. Good luck. Have you read our article on Cycling?
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Old 03-17-2011, 01:51 PM   #3
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Sounds like a plan. Good luck. Have you read our article on Cycling?
Yea i have wait for the amonia to spike, then drop wait a week or so check the parameters make sure all the nitrates and nitrites are down. correct?
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Here is the rock and the tank
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You put the rock in already right? To cycle with the tank?
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You put the rock in already right? To cycle with the tank?
no not yet my sand will get here in a hour or 2 i will just wait for that
what do you think would be a good fish to put in the tank after it cycles, i was thinking a emerald crab or a cleaner shrimp to take care of algae (which i hate with a passion except Coraline lol
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You gotta get a mated pair of clowns
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You gotta get a mated pair of clowns
lol true you cant have a tank without them lol or i could get 2 1 inch clowns and let the dominant one change the sex of the other
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It will take alot longer than a week though. The rock looks pretty good.
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i mean wait a week after the ammonia spike and drop
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