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Old 03-16-2011, 07:15 PM   #1
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Ok, so I just got my LR today straight from Fiji and have it in a tub, I made up some saltwater to the salinity of my tank, have it heated to the same temp as my tank and have a small maxijet 400 for flow. My question is...how long should this rock be cycling for? is there a standard time frame? Im super excited to put it in my tank ith the rest of my LR
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Old 03-16-2011, 08:40 PM   #2
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So the rock has been in the tub for a couple hours now and just for fun I tested the water...ammonia and nitrite are already off the charts! Ha
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Old 03-16-2011, 08:55 PM   #3
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Did you put something in the tub to cycle them?
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Old 03-16-2011, 09:02 PM   #4
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Haha nope!
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I wonder if that is die off? Where would the ammonia come from?
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Old 03-16-2011, 09:04 PM   #6
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It's the die off from the lr. thats pretty much how I cycled my tank, the LR does most of the work.
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Kind of figured but wasn't sure. Thanks
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Yeah I'm just hoping that this cycle doesn't take to long!
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Did u put an air pump with an airstone in the tub to keep the rock alive???
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I have a maxijet 400 to circulate water but no air. No other pumps
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