Just don't want to rush things, want it done right the first time around.
Thats the best way to do things.
So it sounds like you have a good plan, my only additional caution now is the new LR
. If you use a lot of new LR
(not BR) then depending on the rock and the amount of die-off when you add it, the LR
itself could cause a cycle. So just be cautious with that aspect.
If you have to purchase additional LR
later due to budget (we've all been there) simply Cure the LR
in a seperate container before adding it to your tank. There's an article in our Articles Section
that talks about curing LR