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Old 05-19-2015, 10:03 PM   #1
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Question for a new tank start up

I have a well established 20 Long (community tank, moderate plants) that has been up and doing well for about a year. I am looking to set up a 10 as well.

Can I use filter media from the already established tank and maybe water from the established tank to get the new tank ready to go sooner?

I am planing a small load (actually one beta for my daughter) and maybe a few plants.

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Old 05-19-2015, 10:07 PM   #2
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Yes you can do that. That should either cycle your tank right away or you would go through a mini cycle.


Others have suggested that using old water is useless as bb don't live in the water. But it's not a had thing to do as it keeps all your old water parameters too.
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