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Old 08-24-2011, 09:21 AM   #51
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When is moving day? You said you where going to cycle your tank but won't it be ok sence your moving good cured cycled lr into this tank?
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Old 08-24-2011, 09:23 AM   #52
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Depending on how the move goes he might get a mini cycle or a spike. I;ve moved a bunch of tanks and each time I get a small spike, lasting a day or to maybe 4 days like with my 125g.

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Old 08-24-2011, 09:37 AM   #53
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Depending on how the move goes he might get a mini cycle or a spike. I;ve moved a bunch of tanks and each time I get a small spike, lasting a day or to maybe 4 days like with my 125g.

It's SHE, Carey LOL I would have a terrible username for a guy ;b

But yes, I am expecting spikes while adding stuff... That's just part of the whole thing.

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When is moving day? You said you where going to cycle your tank but won't it be ok sence your moving good cured cycled lr into this tank?
I will still wait a month. My LR from my 30g has corals on it that I can't take off. So I need to wait before I place them in an uncycled tank. Also, the amount of base rock will outweight the amout of LR. I want the tank stable enough to carry a decent enough bioload before I move. Wanna take it slow, expecting to be done cycling in about a month.
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Old 08-24-2011, 10:12 AM   #54
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Oh I;m sorry, it's early and I just went with "he". lol. Sometimes I just cant tell with the usernames unless its stupidly easy to guess. hehe
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What was everyone doing up at 6 ish this morning? Carey? Unicorn? I checked a few threads before I figured I was running late enough for work and both of you had posted.

And thanks for explaining the why your waiting. Makes since now. What's on the todo list for the next month? Just wait and test the water?
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"he" could have been a typo too. Your too honest carey
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Better than fibbing all the time. I may avoid the truth but I dont flat out lie. it;s worked for about 40 years so I try to stick to it. LOL
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Oh I;m sorry, it's early and I just went with "he". lol. Sometimes I just cant tell with the usernames unless its stupidly easy to guess. hehe
Don't worry about it Just thought it was funny. I usually say "he" too when I'm not sure, especially in this forum where it's mostly men... Or so I think o.O

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What was everyone doing up at 6 ish this morning? Carey? Unicorn? I checked a few threads before I figured I was running late enough for work and both of you had posted.
Well, I work 7p-7a so seeing a message from me at 3 or 6am is not a rare thing happening. When I'm off work I usualy don't sleep well during the night and just wake up randomly. That's when I get out my phone and read up on stuff until I get tired enough to sleep some more... Story of my life

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And thanks for explaining the why your waiting. Makes since now. What's on the todo list for the next month? Just wait and test the water?
Today I'm gonna install my ATO and am starting the Ammonia cycle. The next three nights I'll be working and starting Monday I have classes againg to keep me bussy. Between school, work, 2 dogs and a boyfriend I won't have much tine for anything else but water changes and checking the water. In actually glad I'm busy cuz just starting at an empty tank is gonna make me do stupid stuff to it >.<

Also, I'm glad the build finished cuz I wouldn't have had the time anymore if not to finish it.

Next week I will order the macro algea for the refugium

QUICK QUESTION: is it ok to leave the carbon in the sump when dosing ammonia? It shouldn't do anything to it, or does it?!
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Ha yeah I used to work 36 hours at one job 6-6 then 40 hours at my "real" job 7-530. It turned me into a cranky zombie and gave me insomnia. I feel your pain not sleeping. Glad I'm done with all that.

What is an ATO? and stupid stuff to the tank? I can't leave well enough alone. So I've been told. I argue that's why we have them, gives a person something to tinker with.

About your ammonia... I wouldnt run it. there is no live stock, chemicals, or meds that need to be taken out of the water. I've read that curing lr makes a smell and I've read posts saying that if you want to run it then it's a matter of opinion. If u can live with it no need. If you can't, throw some in. You put it in to take the haze out right? It will clear up on it's own.
I don't know if any of that made sense. Oh and I've also read the carbon gets used up in a few weeks of use anyway.
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Ha. Poor bf at the bottom of your list.
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