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Old 06/08/2007, 08:04 AM   #1
jtesdall
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2nd new tank Cycling opinions

I am starting my 2nd reef and am about a week into the cycle. Nitrite is going up and ammonia down a bit, Nitrate on the rise. Nitrite is very high and I really want to do a water change. I have read many opinions on this in articles, some say yes others no. I have always done them. What are some opinions here?

BTW, 55 gallons, ro/di with 4" DSB and 50lbs LR. 10 very large Atlantic hermit crabs to add some life.


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Old 06/08/2007, 11:42 AM   #2
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If you are worried about the Hermits then do a water change if not leave it be it will be fine.


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Old 06/08/2007, 01:42 PM   #3
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Water change. More life will survive if you keep the water less toxic.


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