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Old 11-24-2013, 09:52 AM   #11
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I have the juwel skimmer on my vision 260 some people like them and some dont personally I like my one and it does the job.
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Old 11-24-2013, 10:04 AM   #12
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Welcome. I would suggest adding a bit more rock. Perhaps twice as much or more. Live rock will be your nitrate reducing filter and surface area for bacteria, and more can benefit you.
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Old 11-24-2013, 10:11 AM   #13
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I think the op mentioned putting more rock in. But as usual Mr. X is right. I have a 9 gallon nano with 16 lbs of lr
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Old 11-24-2013, 10:18 AM   #14
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Yes more LR is going in its just very expensive! I'm going for 13kgs so 30lbs ish!
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You can put dry rock in. It will become live in a short time, and it's much cheaper.
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Old 11-24-2013, 01:24 PM   #16
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Got more rock from the LFS tonight. Got all I need now and done my first ammonia test, and it's 0! So either the cycle in my tank hasn't started or it has finished! New rock has some great life on it too!
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Old 11-24-2013, 02:39 PM   #17
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Man! Yeah you should be proud of that rock. Crap thats nice. If you're not sure if you've cycled yet test your water daily. For another week. Make sure to test for trates and trites. Which will also give you a pretty good indication of how the cycle is come. And dont be alarmed if some of the green corralline algae turns white.
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Old 11-24-2013, 04:23 PM   #18
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Okay thanks for that! Rock is still looking lovely! Plenty of critters too. Worms crabs shrimp ect! Nothing that's harmful though )) I will. Thanks for the advice everyone, helping loads!
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Also I was a bit anal about which bits I got. Had a really good look at every bit. Couple more minutes pays off!
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Old 11-24-2013, 04:25 PM   #20
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Will take a full tank shot when I get home from the hospital too!
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