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Old 07-21-2012, 09:57 AM   #1
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So, I've been watching tanked for awhile now and those guys have always irked me. I'm glad they're having fun, but they're just too goofy for my taste lol

First and foremost, I've noticed NO mention of cycling a tank. They always pour their bottle of stuff in there and call it cycled. I understand its mostly editing, but if I were spending that much money on a tank, I'd be darned if it wasn't going to be properly cycled.

So here's my theory, poke holes if you'd like

The filters that they plan to put on these tanks. I imagine that they run them on a setup until they are cycled. Then transfer them to the new tank. This should instantly cycle the new tank right?

I wish they'd at least mention cycling because I've talked to a few people who watch the show and now they think they can just buy the equipment and stock it right away.

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Old 07-21-2012, 10:29 AM   #2
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I've seen an episode where they did a tank in a casino in San Diego I believe. They did mention that they used seeded filters and add they're own brew of bacteria. I think since so many people started griping about this they started mentioning it more...

Edit: and yeah I know what you mean, those guys get seriously annoying sometimes!

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Old 07-26-2012, 08:15 PM   #3
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I've seen all of them :/.... Their aquariums seem way smaller then they say they r
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Old 07-26-2012, 08:22 PM   #4
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When they installed the nail polish tank they used bacteria in a bottle.
Rule number one: Always research a fish before you buy it.

Rule number two: Always cycle your tank.
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