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Old 04-17-2014, 04:49 PM   #1
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Live rock cycle ?

When doing a new tank live rock only cycle. Should lights be on or off ?
(2. Led fixture ) 240 watts.
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Keep your lights off it will reduce the amount of algae - you should also add an ammonia source to cycle the tank properly, just the die off from the live rock usually doesn't produce that much ammonia.
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I agree. Lights are not needed during the cycle.
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If I use raw shrimp. How long should I keep it in the tank ???
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