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Old 12-14-2005, 12:43 PM   #1
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Tank Question.

My Test kit said today ammonia 0, Nitrite 0, Nitrate 5ppm. It has fish I know alot of people don't like that. I have 19Lb of Live rock. I have brown algea all over my live sand. Does that mean My tank is Cycled now? The fish have been in it for 9 days. Would I be able to add a snail yet? I checked my test today and yesterday same thing. My skimmer is pulling out brownish green stuff. It stinks.
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Snails, 2 Nudibranch, 6 Astraea, 5 cerith snails and 1 Japanese Pistol Shrimp. Updated 02/02/06
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Old 12-14-2005, 12:45 PM   #2
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It sounds like your cycle is complete. The brown algae is diatoms and will burn off soon. I would monitor the tank for a few more days just to make sure your levels are stable, and then, yes, you can add snails, hermits, whatever you want.

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Old 12-14-2005, 12:53 PM   #3
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cool thanks
All my fish made it none of them died.
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55gallons, emperor 400 hang on filter, 150watts heater, Coralife 256watt light, 60 LB Live Sand, 43 LB Live Rock, ProClear Aquatics Pro 150 Wet/Dry Filter with Skimmer, 12 Blue Leg Hermit Crab, 2 Scarlet Skunk Cleaner Shrimp , 1 Algae Blenny, 3 Green chromis, 3 Peppermint Shrimp, 4 Scarlet Reef Hermit Crab, 3 Emerald Mithrax Crab, 1 Porcelain Anemone Crab, 1 Feather Duster, True Bulb Anemone, 3 Ocellaris Clownfish, 15 Margarita
Snails, 2 Nudibranch, 6 Astraea, 5 cerith snails and 1 Japanese Pistol Shrimp. Updated 02/02/06
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