Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > General Aquarium Forums > DIY Projects
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 12-30-2008, 11:03 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Apprentice
carbon's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: denver Co.
Posts: 43
advice on cycling a new refigium?

I just built a HOB refugium from a HOB overflow trickle I used a mud substrate and was wondering if there needs to be any cycling of the fuge from the live mud before adding it to my setup. currently I have it recycling in to an old sump and it has been only one day, any Ideas on if I can just ad er on, the ph SWG and all other reading seem nominal..

"The Unexamined life is a life not worth living" -Socrates
carbon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2009, 09:39 PM   #2
Aquarium Advice FINatic
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 632
I'm not that familiar with what you're describing, but if this is to be the biofilter for a tank you could test it by adding a small dose of ammonia and testing to see how fast it is removed.
gzeiger is offline   Reply With Quote


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
Need Advice! Cycling... supradupafast Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 4 09-27-2009 06:15 PM
Need some cycling advice CatatonicBug Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 31 04-26-2008 09:51 PM
new to cycling...need some advice Sahabo Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 14 04-11-2008 07:24 AM
HOB Refigium help please? Saltwater Reef Aquaria 8 10-19-2006 06:27 PM
10 Gallon Refigium Tito2491 Saltwater Reef Aquaria 2 02-20-2005 08:49 AM

» Photo Contest Winners

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:38 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.