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  1. #21

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    Thanks for the tank list, will make my life much easier, cheers! - FinalJenemba   Nailed it! - FinalJenemba   I wanted my favorite drink! - BigPoppa   My new Albino Plecos they are AWSOME! - BigPoppa   Another favorite drink! - BigPoppa   
    Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - BigPoppa   World Trade Center Victims and Heroes - Fireworks Safety - BigPoppa   Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - BigPoppa   Cesarean Sections - Headaches - Hospice Care - Multiple Myeloma - BigPoppa   Gay and Lesbian Pride - BigPoppa   

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    Im starting a journel on this adventure so hopefully you will follow along and help me out as I go.

  2. #22

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    Thanks for the tank list, will make my life much easier, cheers! - FinalJenemba   Nailed it! - FinalJenemba   I wanted my favorite drink! - BigPoppa   My new Albino Plecos they are AWSOME! - BigPoppa   Another favorite drink! - BigPoppa   
    Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - BigPoppa   World Trade Center Victims and Heroes - Fireworks Safety - BigPoppa   Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - BigPoppa   Cesarean Sections - Headaches - Hospice Care - Multiple Myeloma - BigPoppa   Gay and Lesbian Pride - BigPoppa   

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    I will post daily with feedback and water specs

  3. #23

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    Happy Christmas - MuckyFish   thanks for advising on vegetables for my kribs! so here is a discus - ScottishFish   You help a lot - PhillipOrigami   For the bank account, and thx for the rep - Cliff   beautiful discus! - Crispy   

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    Don't feel bad - I've been there and had done that, too! I had a tank of young discus arrive with an uncycled filter!!!

    The key is large, daily water changes to keep ammonia levels low. Your water changes need not be as large as mine since guppies are fairly tough guys ... .

    Best of luck and use a treatment to passivate ammonia and do your best to keep the levels down. Extra air is a good idea. The filter will cycle but could take a while.

    All can go very well so don't worry.
    Knowledge is fun(damental)

    A 75 gal with eight Discus, fake plants, and a lot of wood also with sand substrate. Clean up crew is down to just two Sterba's Corys. Filters: continuous new water flow; canister w/UV, in-tank algae scrubber!! Finally, junked the nitrate removal unit from hell.

    For Fishless cycling:http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ead.php?t=5640

  4. #24

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    Thanks for the tank list, will make my life much easier, cheers! - FinalJenemba   Nailed it! - FinalJenemba   I wanted my favorite drink! - BigPoppa   My new Albino Plecos they are AWSOME! - BigPoppa   Another favorite drink! - BigPoppa   
    Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - BigPoppa   World Trade Center Victims and Heroes - Fireworks Safety - BigPoppa   Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - BigPoppa   Cesarean Sections - Headaches - Hospice Care - Multiple Myeloma - BigPoppa   Gay and Lesbian Pride - BigPoppa   

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    Thanks for the info. Im not sure if I should add anything for the ammonia as I think it ruins the Safestart??? Water changes are no problem very easy to do. I did a 80% water change in 5 minutes so I can change what I need daily if thats what I have to do.

  5. #25

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    right back at'cha.  only I thought you might like a beer :o) - fishmommie   
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    That's good to know. You'll be doing lots of water changes, but seems like you have a plan! Good luck!
    The early bird may get the worm, but it's the second mouse that gets the cheese.

  6. #26

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    Thanks for the tank list, will make my life much easier, cheers! - FinalJenemba   Nailed it! - FinalJenemba   I wanted my favorite drink! - BigPoppa   My new Albino Plecos they are AWSOME! - BigPoppa   Another favorite drink! - BigPoppa   
    Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - BigPoppa   World Trade Center Victims and Heroes - Fireworks Safety - BigPoppa   Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - BigPoppa   Cesarean Sections - Headaches - Hospice Care - Multiple Myeloma - BigPoppa   Gay and Lesbian Pride - BigPoppa   

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    How will I actually know when my tank is cycled? No amm and no nitrates?

  7. #27

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    right back at'cha.  only I thought you might like a beer :o) - fishmommie   
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    No ammonia and no nitrites. NitrAtes will be the last step in the cycle and that's what you take out with your water changes. The first two are taken care of by the beneficial bacteria once your tank is cycled.
    The early bird may get the worm, but it's the second mouse that gets the cheese.

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