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joeshmoe 09-21-2006 08:12 PM

clcying Q
 
hey i'm fishless cycleing 55 gal tank i put a filter cartridge from my ten gal in to my new bio wheel fiter how should i keep it in there for. its been in right now for about 3 hours should i take it out

jsm11482 09-21-2006 09:09 PM

My impression was that you should leave the filter media in until the tank has cycled but I have no idea what I'm talking about :wink: .

girlofgod 09-21-2006 09:21 PM

yea...that sounds right. leave it in until your tank is cycled. it should cycle quickly with the media from the established tank.

bri

Nick 09-21-2006 09:49 PM

yes...your doing the same thing that i did with my 55 gallon when i started it up...I took the filter from my 10 gallon into my 55 gallon and it cycled the tank within 2 days! I also had my other filter 4 the tank hooked up also. And I had gravel from my 10 also...so my cycle was a piece of cake. You should be doing good with that kept on!

Nick

joeshmoe 09-21-2006 09:51 PM

well i got plants and filter certridge in there a 20 gal filter and a 75 gal filter so im good to go

Nick 09-21-2006 10:02 PM

I want to see a pic!

joeshmoe 09-21-2006 10:06 PM

ok ill get one up l8ter the frog love it in there :D

Nick 09-21-2006 10:10 PM

what happened to the zebra danios?

joeshmoe 09-21-2006 10:11 PM

what?

Nick 09-21-2006 10:13 PM

wait nevermind I get you and JSMS or w/e mixed up you know?


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