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Old 06-12-2010, 10:07 AM   #11
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please read my above post, I would not recommend adding anything, actually the opposite, return the fish you have, and cycle it correctly. It takes 3 - 8 weeks for a full cycle depending on the tank. The one thing to remember in saltwater tanks, there is no rushing, that goes for cycling, adding livestock....everything takes time, but if you're patient in the end it it totally worth it!

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You have some reading to do to make up for possible bad lfs advice.

Stock list and tips for maintaining your SW tank (STARTING OUT)

How to cycle your tank with out the use of fish

Quarantine article

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure: A Quarantine Tank for Everything by Steven Pro


Reef Aquarium Water Parameters

Please read the above. You need to test ammonia, nitrite and nitrate during the cycle and then test additional water parameters after.

Only then should you add any livestock.

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test, test results, weir

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