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what are your views on fishless cycling & cycling with fish??
Old 05-21-2010, 08:12 AM   #11
 
I have a 10 gallon tank right now with a penguin 100 on it right now. I have a good amount of live plants in the tank and 6 fish. Do you think if I transfered all of this stuff over to a 55 gallon aquarium and added 45 more gallons of water there would be a cycle? I would then add a whole lot more live plants to the 55 and fish so I would probably have to get a bigger filter. But that could wait right?
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Old 05-21-2010, 09:11 AM   #12
 
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let me get this right ...you want to move all off the fish into a larger tank.....if you also added all the water from the old tank to the new one and the filter too then it would be fine :):):)
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Old 05-21-2010, 09:12 AM   #13
 
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actually now....add half of the 10g water to the 55 and the filter or just the filter pads then leve it for a week then add fish that should work for you
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Old 05-21-2010, 02:33 PM   #14
 
Ok thanks. Sweet.
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Old 05-22-2010, 03:39 AM   #15
 
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I would move all of the fish over. The bacteria in the filters currently on the 10g should be able to handle the bioload of the fish in the 10g so they should function just fine on the bigger tank with the same amount of fish. I would wait a few weeks before adding more fish, though. If you let the filters sit on the 55g for a week without any fish in the tank, the bacteria would die off.
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Old 05-22-2010, 09:46 AM   #16
 
K I think I'm going to do it the way you suggested where you put the 55 gal filter on the 10 gal and let it sit there for a month then transfer it over cause I want to keep the 1@ gal as a grow out tank for platty fry. The tank won't be set up for a while cause I don't even have it yet and I won't be able to get out of bed till wed.
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