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safe animal to cycle tank(live)
Old 05-28-2012, 04:45 PM   #1
 
safe animal to cycle tank(live)

what live animals can i safely cycle a tank with? can live shrimp cycle a tank faster than fish food?
i am thinking of cycling a 10g fish tank with ghost shrimp from PetSmart, is that safe?
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Old 05-28-2012, 08:47 PM   #2
 
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what live animals can i safely cycle a tank with? can live shrimp cycle a tank faster than fish food?
i am thinking of cycling a 10g fish tank with ghost shrimp from PetSmart, is that safe?
Its pretty much the same as using dead shrimp, cuz those shrimp won't live for long in a cycling tank. Fastest way to do a traditional cycle is with actual ammonia. Other then that you can skip/jump start by cloning or seeding.
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