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rennaux 12-09-2007 09:35 AM

Cycling with.......
 
Hello I set my 30 gallon up this weekend my temp is good, salinity is good. I used a bag of live sand that I mixed with a bag of dead aragonite in the tank (CaribSea brand, layer over layer) everything is clear and looks really good I bought a couple of red reef hermit crabs who are doing well. Will this be OK for the cycle stage to get going ???

Oldman47 12-09-2007 11:02 AM

You might try the saltwater forum. Most of us here are primarily freshwater although there are bound to be a few who do both. I've been in the hobby for over 40 years but have never had salt water. I just admire them when I'm at my local fish store, then go where I'm familiar back in the freshwater area.

willow 12-09-2007 01:22 PM

hello and welcome,
hopefull someone will be along to move this for you.
:)

Lupin 12-09-2007 04:40 PM

Welcome to Fishforum.com.:wave:

Moved this for you.

cp5041 12-10-2007 04:27 PM

we need a little more info. for instance what do you have for filtration, live rock, sump, protein skimmer ect. if that is all you have in the tank rite now i might suggest gettin some live rock to help seed the tank with the bacteria needed for the cycle. and eventually a protein skimmer.

SeaSerpant 12-13-2007 08:52 PM

I hope you do good. since i haven't started a saltwater aquarium yet i need all the help i need. i'm probably buggy because i ask everyone to help but thats because i'm new to SW so if you can help me go to this post http://fishforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=12113


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