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DetroitCrow
11/02/2009, 05:05 PM
Hello,
I've been watching the stats and today it seems as tho I'm good to go, but I want to double check because I don't want to loose any livestock.

10/22/2009:
Salinity - 1.024
Temp - 79
pH - 8.4
Ammonia - 8
Nitrite - 0.5
Nitrate - 20

10/29/2009:
Salinity - 1.024
Temp - 80
pH - 8.0
Ammonia - 0
Nitrite - 0.5
Nitrate - 80

10/30/2009:
Salinity - 1.024
Temp - 79
pH - 8.2
Ammonia - 0
Nitrite - 0.25
Nitrate - 40

11/2/2009:
Salinity - 1.025
Temp - 81
pH - 8.0
Ammonia - 0
Nitrite - 0
Nitrate - 20

Whatcha think? do I need to give it some more time or am I good to go?
Thanks in advanced :fish1:

wooden_reefer
11/02/2009, 05:10 PM
The date on your last entry may be an error?

Going back on time?

thegrun
11/02/2009, 05:26 PM
Assuming the last date is 11/2/09 it looks like your initial cycle is over, you can add your clean-up crew but I would give the tank at least one or two more weeks before any other livestock. Add one fish a week, no more.

DetroitCrow
11/02/2009, 05:34 PM
Assuming the last date is 11/2/09 it looks like your initial cycle is over, you can add your clean-up crew but I would give the tank at least one or two more weeks before any other livestock. Add one fish a week, no more.

date fixed.. ok, thats about what I was thinking, tho I'm worried that the clean up crew will soon run outta things to eat since if thats all thats in there is them, theres not much waste..

wooden_reefer
11/02/2009, 05:37 PM
Seems like cycle for DT is over.

This is not the answer to your question that you want to hear.

What you should have done is cycle for the QT first or at the same time, if you plan on getting fish.

One should cycle for the QT and DT at about the same time, or for the QT a few weeks earlier.

Let me be among the first to let you know that water quality in the DT is only a necessity, not sufficiency, if you want also some fish in your tank.

DetroitCrow
11/02/2009, 05:42 PM
QT tank cycled a week ago, and the stats are the DT.

wooden_reefer
11/02/2009, 06:03 PM
QT tank cycled a week ago, and the stats are the DT.

Very good!

Good luck.