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Old 03-19-2013, 11:22 PM   #11
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Thanks for all the info. I'm planning on buying Aragonite, along with some decor, and some saltwater from a local aquarium store that has been run through RO. I'm also planning on installing an aqueon circulation pump 950 with some pieces of live rock to help start the bacteria build up process. Any suggestions for about how long I run it before adding fish? A few days? Wks?

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Old 03-19-2013, 11:30 PM   #12
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typically takes a few weeks. you will want to get your water tested and when you are no longer showing ammonia or nitrites you are ready for fish. most people toss a raw shrimp into the tank to get the cycle prosses going.

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