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Old 02-08-2005, 08:27 PM   #1
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new tank ..test questions

I have a 30 gallon tank. 25lbs Live rock. 15 lbs of live sand. been up and running for a week now and did some test. wanted to ask if everything looks good so far. ph.8.0 ammonia 0.25 ppm nitrite is 20 ppm . No fish in tank and I didnt use a shrimp to start cycle just the live rock. thanks

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Old 02-08-2005, 08:57 PM   #2
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Looks good. You probably have another week or two to complete the cycle. Be sure to wait till amm and nitrite are both at 0 then do a large water change before you start stocking it. Good luck

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Old 02-08-2005, 08:58 PM   #3
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Nitrites seem a little high for day 7, but no fish in the tank shouldn't be a problem...
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