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Choas 12-14-2005 12:43 PM

Tank Question.
 
My Test kit said today ammonia 0, Nitrite 0, Nitrate 5ppm. It has fish I know alot of people don't like that. I have 19Lb of Live rock. I have brown algea all over my live sand. Does that mean My tank is Cycled now? The fish have been in it for 9 days. Would I be able to add a snail yet? I checked my test today and yesterday same thing. My skimmer is pulling out brownish green stuff. It stinks.

tripper 12-14-2005 12:45 PM

It sounds like your cycle is complete. The brown algae is diatoms and will burn off soon. I would monitor the tank for a few more days just to make sure your levels are stable, and then, yes, you can add snails, hermits, whatever you want.

tripper

Choas 12-14-2005 12:53 PM

cool thanks
All my fish made it none of them died.


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