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04-15-2016, 04:41 PM
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i had a 30 last night i brought a 65 now i want to know what the best way to transfer the fish to the new tank cause when i first started up i let the tank run empty for a month but i don't have room to storage both tanks running
 
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04-15-2016, 05:02 PM
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i got a ro/di unit for new water
any one can advise the best way to do this should i used the old water in the 30 and add 35 new ro/di water salt mix or start with all new water or should i put the old 30 gallons in and add 10 new gallons wait a week add 10 more a week till it is full
 
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04-15-2016, 05:11 PM
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You can't safely put the fish in the new tank until it cycles. You can speed the cycle along in many ways. It's also not a good idea to put a bunch of fish into a tank all at once, especially a new tank.
 
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04-15-2016, 05:21 PM
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I done this with no loss when I upgraded from my 57 gallon to my 100 gallon .. you can use all the water from your 30 with the freshly made salt mix. just make sure to aqua mate the fish
 
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04-15-2016, 07:33 PM
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I've done it use your water then add your salt mix water it's like a big water change
 
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04-18-2016, 07:14 AM
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thanks everyone i did the upgrade everything seems fine and well all fish look like there are doing good and 2 out of the three anomone's are looking good but the purple haitain isn't looking too good
 
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04-26-2016, 11:02 PM
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How are things going with the tank now?
 
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04-27-2016, 04:47 AM
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Everything surviving but have a massive algae problem brown algae on the glass and blackish greenish algae on the rocks and sand
 
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04-27-2016, 06:34 PM
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Bummer. Any ideas what might be causing the algae? A nutrient spike from somewhere?
 
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05-06-2016, 11:40 AM
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Bummer. Any ideas what might be causing the algae? A nutrient spike from somewhere?


i am guessing too much lighting someone told me
 

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