tanks are typically not meant to cycle. With no substrate and no LR
there won't be anything for the bacteria to grow in. QT
tank will have ammonia spike but you need to do water changes to keep them down. Bigger the QT
the better for this reason.
*180 gal Display, 100 gal basement sump, 33 gal refugium, 3x250 MH, 2x160 VHO actinics, zoos, some softies, LPS & lots of acros and other SPS.
*100 gal prop tank plumbed into main system w/ 2x96 PC lights and 1x150 MH,