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Old 01-27-2006, 09:28 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by fishman
Well what I thought about doing is just putting the biowheel in my sump and letting it sit there for x days/weeks.
Without anything producing nh3 in the QT it won’t build up the bacteria. If you keep at least 1 fish in the QT (after it cycles) or put a pinch of flake in every couple of days without any fish then it would work.

I agree about the bio-wheel. Since it gets water after it’s already been filtered you will rarely have to clean it off if ever.

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