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Old 05-19-2011, 02:27 PM   #1
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Old 05-19-2011, 02:35 PM   #2
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Welcome to AA! Nice tank!! Are those led lights? They look sweet! Are u doin fishless cycle ATM?
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Old 05-19-2011, 02:51 PM   #3
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Thank you Hubert The lights are hamilton technologies metal halide t5 combo with led domes just added fish 2 days ago setup was without though.We started with 80 lbs live rock 40 lbs crushed coral sand 5 turbo snails a linkia starfish and a hitchhiker from the rock.recently added a candycane coral frag and 6 damsels
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Thank you Hubert The lights are hamilton technologies metal halide t5 combo with led domes just added fish 2 days ago setup was without though.We started with 80 lbs live rock 40 lbs crushed coral sand 5 turbo snails a linkia starfish and a hitchhiker from the rock.recently added a candycane coral frag and 6 damsels
Is ur tank cycled?
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Old 05-19-2011, 02:54 PM   #5
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I believe so we went through a 3 month period with the rock and snails to eat the algae after testing the water weekly and keeping good levels we decided to re cently start adding more
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I believe so we went through a 3 month period with the rock and snails to eat the algae after testing the water weekly and keeping good levels we decided to re cently start adding more
Sounds like u are all good to go woo!!
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Old 05-19-2011, 03:01 PM   #7
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A little advice please when you say cycled what are you refering to? I am brand new to the hobby and comfortable with my results at this point but am looking for as much knowledge as possible Thank you again its good to hear that someone likes something you have so much time and effort in
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Hi when you have cycled your ammonia level should have gone to 0 the cycle is when you have enough good bacteria (bio load ) the ammonia turns to nitrite then to nitrate all these levels should be 0  your tank looks great and welcome to AA 
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A little advice please when you say cycled what are you refering to?
Cycle your salt tank
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Old 05-19-2011, 04:31 PM   #10
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