03-28-2011, 06:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Boredomb
Thanks Soo much for the help!! Am curious about the whole shrimp in biobag or nylons though? What purpose does a died shrimp serve?
I am going to provide you with the link to the guide to cycling a tank from here, not because you dont know how to cycle, but in the article it explains the details of the shrimp use for a cycle. Basically the shrimp is in a bio bag or nylon to avoid the mess, and the shrimp breaks down causing ammonia, which turns to nitrite, and then to nitrate (as I am sure you know that part).
Anyways...here is the link... http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/f...m-cycle-38617/