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Old 03-03-2014, 10:20 PM   #81
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Yeah it should be fine. Unless your pH is below 7.8 don't mess with it.
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Old 03-03-2014, 10:22 PM   #82
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Yeah it should be fine. Unless your pH is below 7.8 don't mess with it.

Ok sounds good. I'm getting so stoked to finally have it going. It's clearing up nice too but now I have just a white cloudiness but not super thick just enough so the waters not clear
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Old 03-03-2014, 10:24 PM   #83
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It will clear soon. Always an exciting time when first starting a tank
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It will clear soon. Always an exciting time when first starting a tank

Should I turn everything off and just let it cycle or just let the sump go and everything or power heads too...not sure right now?
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Old 03-03-2014, 10:27 PM   #85
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Leave everything on but the lights and skimmer if you have one.
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Leave everything on but the lights and skimmer if you have one.

No skimmer yet and I know about the lights cause of algae. Thanks so much for the help man. Hope you like my tank when is done haha
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Old 03-03-2014, 10:32 PM   #87
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No skimmer yet and I know about the lights cause of algae. Thanks so much for the help man. Hope you like my tank when is done haha
No problem! I'm sure it will look great!
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While you're cycling your tank there is no need to do water changes unless you are keeping livestock while cycling
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While you're cycling your tank there is no need to do water changes unless you are keeping livestock while cycling

Ok thanks for the info cause I've heard your suppose to but I'm glad you cleared that up
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Should I use my canister filter with the carbon in it when I start putting stuff in there?
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