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Old 07-03-2019, 05:21 PM   #1
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My tank it's up and running

Like the title says my tank is up and running, here's some pics of it, the guy at the lfs told me no to get a heater right now because most ppl have the issue where their water is too hot, also was telling me to get in a couple of days (when the sand settles) instant ocean bio-spira to speed up the cycle how true is this
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Old 07-03-2019, 06:56 PM   #2
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Well, being told that you don't need a heater sounds like a bad idea to me. The heater will get things to the proper temp if they drop for whatever reason. If it is heating past the point it is set to then it is a bad unit and would need replaced.
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Old 07-03-2019, 11:35 PM   #3
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Tomorrow one of our lfs has a huge sale I’m gettin a few things then including the heater and cleaning supplies
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Old 07-04-2019, 11:51 AM   #4
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Now this is how it's looking today, by the way happy 4th of July
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sounds like you are off to a good start
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Old 07-05-2019, 09:22 PM   #6
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My tank it's up and running

Not sure if I just donít see it but youíll want to think about throwing a power head in too. The stock pumps can leave you with dead spots where detritus collects which can cause issues. But it looks great, love the scape.
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Not sure if I just donít see it but youíll want to think about throwing a power head in too. The stock pumps can leave you with dead spots where detritus collects which can cause issues. But it looks great, love the scape.
You are correct havenít added one yet that way I see where I need to put it before I get it and place it in the wrong spot, plus itís cycling right now too
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Earlier today I did my first ammonia test and this is the results Monday I will check again wat should I be expecting
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So about 1 ppm of ammonia. What is your ammonia source?
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So about 1 ppm of ammonia. What is your ammonia source?
Fish food and maybe live sand
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