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post #1 of 3 Old 03-12-2012, 04:19 PM Thread Starter
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Question old tank ????

I have a 72 gal tank. I've had fish in it 12 years. Over the past year I had to take some silver dollar fish, and they have killed everything I had in the tank. Now there is just one of them left. That is all that has been in this take for a month or so. I plan on finding him a new home and restocking the tank. Just wondering will I need to go through a cycling process? Since there has been only 1 fish for so long. I also have snails in there.
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post #2 of 3 Old 03-12-2012, 05:50 PM
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I would not think so. Though when you do go to stock the tank again I would still stock it slowly. Only adding a group of fish at a time. Like a group of 6-7 every couple of weeks and monitering the parameters. Adding to many fish at once might cause an ammomia spike.
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post #3 of 3 Old 03-13-2012, 11:39 AM Thread Starter
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Smile old tank

Thank you that is kinda what I thought. I'm going to start with 6 or 8 tetras and then, do like you said
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