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Old 12-23-2005, 11:52 PM   #1
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40 pds of live sand
13 pds of live rock
2 chromies

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salinity 1.021
ammonia 0
nitrite 0

any pointers?? i know, i know...........be patient
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Old 12-24-2005, 08:01 AM   #2
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Get 75 lbs of LR.

You should also take back the chromis ASAP and read the article about the fishless cycle in the articles section.
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I would agree, shoot for at least 55# and preferably around 75# of LR. Also, return the chromis and read the following about fishless cycling:

http://www.aquariumadvice.com/showqu...q=2&fldAuto=15
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Old 12-25-2005, 09:30 AM   #4
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Get a nitrate test kit also.. And more LR when you can, min 1 lb per gallon
read , read and read some more, ask questions

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Old 12-26-2005, 12:51 AM   #5
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ohh yeah if no one mention(haha) get more LR I have 100+lbs in my 55.
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