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Old 12-21-2003, 08:39 PM   #1
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Cycling Bacteria

Are the various Nitrobacters that cycle your tank in freshwater the same bacterial strains that cycle a saltwater tank? IE, could I use an existing biofilter from a freshwater to help get a bacterial population growing in my saltwater tank? Thanks!

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Old 12-21-2003, 09:51 PM   #2
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The bacteria will not survive the transition from fresh to salt. The environments are far too different chemically.

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