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Old 08-05-2011, 12:44 PM   #1
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when to add live stock

Hi I had my tank running for 2 months with nothing but 26 pounds of live rock yesterday I got 50ibs more pounds of live rock I tested my water today and everything was perfect so should I still wait a week or two or can i add a few fish and snails/hermits?
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Old 08-05-2011, 04:35 PM   #2
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How was the last 50lbs transported? id watch some die off and the resulting mini cycle that follows If after a few days there's no amo spike id say go for it
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I got the live rock at my local fish store while it was on sale and it all has great coral line alge on it and shapes
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Old 08-05-2011, 04:47 PM   #4
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Ok you may not get the die off add fish slowly 1-2 then wait a cupple weeks before adding more this lets the Bacti catch with the bio load Nice catch on the rock
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Thxs I'll probley have to wait a week anyway untill I have time to go back
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Old 08-05-2011, 05:00 PM   #6
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Thats prob. for the best as it lets you tank settle
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