Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 06-22-2003, 03:07 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Apprentice
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: south padre island TX
Posts: 21
Send a message via AIM to seapony Send a message via MSN to seapony
Water cycling

Any benifit in adding water from an existing 55 gal tank to a 15 gal tank my son is cycling we are in the second week of the cycle
__________________

__________________
seapony
seapony is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2003, 03:15 PM   #2
AA Team Emeritus
 
reefrunner69's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Cedar Key, FL
Posts: 1,663
IMO, very little. I like to use the water from an existing tank to set up qurantine tanks and to do water change on q-tanks, but there is very little beneficial bacteria free floating in the water. The nitrifying bacteria colonize on surfaces, most abundantly on surfaces with lots of oxygenated waterflow. It woould do alot more for a boost to take a cup or two of sand and add it to the tank than the water
__________________
Kevin

Visit Nature Coast Photography
reefrunner69 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
cycling

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Water changes while Cycling ?? 2nicewitit Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 25 10-17-2008 01:51 AM
cycling water rngrjt Saltwater Reef Aquaria 5 06-08-2006 10:02 AM
do water changes delay cycling? will it make cycling LONGER? Bubble_Boy Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 3 10-09-2004 01:17 PM
water cycling nutrak Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 1 03-09-2004 02:33 PM
Water Changes while cycling Fin-tastic Aq Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 3 07-23-2003 12:34 AM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:33 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.