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Old 09-22-2010, 06:36 PM   #1
 
Cycling a 55gallon

Iam using 35lbs of live rock , 5 hermit crabs and 2 green colored fish i forgot the type. I started the tank with 35lbs of live rock on saturday 09/18/10, the nitrate level just made it to 10ppm and then is staying around 0ppm, iam testing everyday since started any Ideas or is this normal

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Old 09-22-2010, 09:33 PM   #2
 
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yep its normal ... looks like you are moving along really well!! keep checking things for a few more weeks (1x weekly from here and watch for a diatom bloom (rust colored algae on everything)
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