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Old 12-09-2008, 07:21 PM   #11
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When I upgraded my 75 to the 125 I used all my sand from the 75. I just rinsed it thoroughly in fresh water and put it in the new tank. I took all my corals out and put them in a 20g tank, drained the water from the 75 and used it in the 125, then put all the rock and coral back in. I had no problems at all.
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When I upgraded my 75 to the 125 I used all my sand from the 75. I just rinsed it thoroughly in fresh water and put it in the new tank. I took all my corals out and put them in a 20g tank, drained the water from the 75 and used it in the 125, then put all the rock and coral back in. I had no problems at all.
hhhhmmmm, That doesn't sound like a bad Idea. Maybe I'll conduct a water change before transfering over to acrylic that way I don't need to make a whole new batch of SW. But in the other hand I am not a Professional yet so maybe I will get 2 30LB bags of New sand and start over, just to be on the safe side. I can't wait to get this going again.
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ACRYLIC I have children the same age and they not only hammer things but they throw things. That's the main reason I got a 75 gallon "All in one". Just do it- Piece of mind- Priceless
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ACRYLIC I have children the same age and they not only hammer things but they throw things. That's the main reason I got a 75 gallon "All in one". Just do it- Piece of mind- Priceless
Well it's not the first incident with kids messing with the tank check this out
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When I upgraded my 75 to the 125 I used all my sand from the 75. I just rinsed it thoroughly in fresh water and put it in the new tank. I took all my corals out and put them in a 20g tank, drained the water from the 75 and used it in the 125, then put all the rock and coral back in. I had no problems at all.
Alright thinking about it long enough I will take your route and see how that works but instead of rinsing the sand just replacing it with new sand but I will use the same water. Would that still affect anything for cycling?
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If you keep the fish count low the only thing you might have is a small Ammonia or nitrite spike. You have to remember that the sand is a part of the filter system.
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