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Old 05-22-2014, 03:49 PM   #81
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Ok!! I've just had a thought!! I have a empty 55 gallon in my room! Would that be easier than a 10!! How much money should I save up at first???
It will be pricier by a bunch more. Lights would be about $200. You'll need a skimmer. Mor rock, sand, powerheads.
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Yeah I will Probly stick to the 10!!😜
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seeing as you are still In the planning stage I would strongly suggest reading and fully understanding the "nitrogen cycle"
ideally you want to assure your system is stable and not going to cycle with these beautiful new corals in the tank
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seeing as you are still In the planning stage I would strongly suggest reading and fully understanding the "nitrogen cycle"
ideally you want to assure your system is stable and not going to cycle with these beautiful new corals in the tank

If you don't mind could you give me some information On the nitrogen cycle?? Like how to start it? Or how do I know it's fully cycled and complete??
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There are many articles here to read .
Or google nitrogen cycle for saltwater aquariums
You will need a good test kit .
I personally liked the results and ease of a fish less cycle using raw shrimp .
The only way to tell it's done is ammonia will test 0ppm
Nitrites will test 0ppm and nitrates will be rather high .
A water change should be done then to lower that level
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