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Old 12-30-2008, 11:03 PM   #1
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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..

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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.
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