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Old 07-09-2012, 10:35 PM   #1
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HELP!!!! upgrading aquarium

im ugrading from a 60g to a 125g aquarium. whats the best way to make the move?? how can i prevent minimium damage and loss?? and will the new aquarim go through another cycle even though its been used alread? thank you.
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Old 07-09-2012, 11:05 PM   #2
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New aquarium won't go trough a cycle as long as you use the same bio filtration. I would fill the new tank with new sand and new water, move the rock, and drip the livestock over.
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Old 07-09-2012, 11:28 PM   #3
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Would using the same sand cause a problem?... and can i use sand strraight from the beach?..
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Old 07-10-2012, 12:12 AM   #4
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Using the same sand will stir up all of the crap in it and if established will release a lot of bad stuff. I don't see why it would hurt to use sand from the beach, it may have some cool critters, you just don't know if your getting anything bad.
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mmm so i would b better off just buying new sand right?? now my next important question.. who do i make the move??? were can i put the fish meanwhile.. im estimating it will prob take the whole day since i have to made like 3 trips to scripps to get my water.
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Old 07-10-2012, 07:27 AM   #6
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Annyone?... help?..
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Old 07-10-2012, 08:16 AM   #7
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mmm so i would b better off just buying new sand right?? now my next important question.. who do i make the move??? were can i put the fish meanwhile.. im estimating it will prob take the whole day since i have to made like 3 trips to scripps to get my water.
Can put them in buckets with ur old water or a Rubbermaid bin.
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Old 07-10-2012, 08:25 AM   #8
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I would keep everything in the old tank, then move it over into buckets or tubs at the last moment pausible. I would also invest in some battery powered bubblers to help.
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Aight thanks
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