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Old 01-12-2009, 02:41 PM   #11
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A fishless cycle can take anywhere from 4-6 weeks. I would shoot for 1 raw, jumbo shrimp per 30 gallons.
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Yeah, use the shrimp and LR to cycle the tank and not fish. If you get several lbs of cured LR you can speed the process up by introducing a good bacteria colony.


Definitely want to get a refractometer.
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Yeah, use the shrimp and LR to cycle the tank and not fish. If you get several lbs of cured LR you can speed the process up by introducing a good bacteria colony.


Definitely want to get a refractometer.
Ok i will get some cured live rock.once i get my rock in do i start testing my tank?
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