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10-27-2012, 01:31 PM #1
help with cycling
Help please, I am new at this. I have three large gold fish. I am moving them from a 30 gal. tank to a 55 gal. tank. It is a used tank, I am in the process of cleaning and resealing it. Could someone please explain cycling to me and how to do this with the larger tank before I add my fish, I really don't want to kill them! Would it help if I took a dirty filter out of their water filter in the 30 gal. tank and dropped it in the new tank while it is cycling? Thank you
Last edited by chtycat; 10-27-2012 at 01:41 PM.
10-27-2012, 01:42 PM #2
you came to the right place.
please read both stickies in the link below about cycling with fish and cycling fishless. after you've checked both out and if you still have questions, please move your question to the Beginner, Cycling section. Someone will absolutely help you. Good luck!
http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...play.php?f=11130 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, nerites & mystery snails
15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
90 g FW semi planted: Blood Parrots, severum, Jurupari, EBJD, congos, kribs, clown pleco, snails
90 Gal Journal: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=93939
Fishless cycling: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ead.php?t=5640
Cycling with fish: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=36492