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01-22-2018, 02:11 PM
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After a couple years and now at a new place. I would like to try to get back into it. Anyone around the Queens & Nassau border, around New Hyde Park, that are doing a water change soon? I can use some of your water to seed my tank so I can spend less time cycling the tank. PM me please. Thank!
 
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01-22-2018, 03:30 PM
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I’m in mineola and head to queens for work. Will do next water change some time next week. Let me know
 
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01-23-2018, 12:13 AM
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Welcome back
Why don’t you do a bacteria cycle
Redsea has a really good one for 20(something days)
 
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01-23-2018, 01:42 AM
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Dont use water to cycle the tank you will just be adding nitrates and/or phosphates. As mentioned above use a good bacteria like Dr Tims or Fritz Zyme. If you really want to cycle fast they have one that is actually live bacteria and has to be overnighted.
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01-23-2018, 08:52 AM
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Dont use water to cycle the tank you will just be adding nitrates and/or phosphates...
+1... Not enough bacteria in water to seed tank.
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01-24-2018, 03:27 AM
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ok, so no shortcut I guess? I shouldn't be using someone's "used" water to seed the tank.
 

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