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post #1 of 3 Old 11-16-2007, 12:26 PM Thread Starter
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Converting a saltwater setup to freshwater

Hello all Im new to FishForum and I've got a few questions.

I currently have a 90 gallon tank that was formerly used for a saltwater setup however I would like to convert back to freshwater and create a cichlid tank. What are some of the first things I need to do, replace, remove?

I have a sump setup now and would like to keep that as my filtration and use in the same fashion but I don't know if that will be a problem. I know I've gotta run the tank and remover all saltwater and remnants beforehand but is there somewhere I can go to find out exactly what else I need to do?

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post #2 of 3 Old 11-16-2007, 06:58 PM
This is borrowed from another forum. I hope it helps.

http://www.suite101.com/article.cfm/tropical_fish/98845
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post #3 of 3 Old 11-17-2007, 01:54 AM
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This is borrowed from another forum. I hope it helps.

http://www.suite101.com/article.cfm/tropical_fish/98845
Hi,
The link talks about converting from freshwater to saltwater tank. Do you have any info about converting a saltwater tank to freshwater tank?
Thanks.
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