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Old 06-24-2010, 01:06 AM   #1
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I am getting ready to start my 75 gallon tank. If I use LR from my other two tanks along with some of the water will my 75 still cycle? I will also be seeding the new sand with the sand I already have. Cant wait to get started and see all my fish together with room for more.
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Old 06-24-2010, 11:28 AM   #2
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You can use the rock, there is nothing in the water that would do you any good. A lot of people will use rock from their tanks to seed new rock. Just know that it still will have a small cycle, so pay attention for that.
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+1 for Jimbo's advice. If it does cycle it'll be small since the LR already has an established bacteria colony. Good luck on the new 75!
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I agree with Jimbo also. As he said there is no carry over in the water of the bacteria. It resdes on surfaces like LR and sand and glass surfaces.
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I think I will still use it, just means less new to mix up.
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