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Old 09-09-2005, 01:29 AM   #1
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is that normal in a cycle??

my test reads something like a 3.0 for nitrite.... is that normal in a cycle????????? i have 40 lbs of live rock in a 75 gal tank and have an emperor 400 and prizm protein skimmer and 2 acuaclear 400 powerheads running for more than 2 weeks now...

ammonia is about .15
ph is 8.6

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Old 09-09-2005, 03:22 AM   #2
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Sounds normal to me.

FYI I don't think you should run your skimmer during your cycle. It removes stuff that helps your cycle go faster.

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Old 09-09-2005, 08:42 AM   #3
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yep, you are mid way in your cycle...a couple more weeks and you will be good to go!
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