1st nano the start

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  1. KSreefster

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    Hi I am beginning with a nano. Its a 30 litre rectangle, 5 kg live aragonite (busy settling as seen in pic) 4 kg rock, 50watt heater, resun waver 4000 and LED for the lighting all comments and/or advice appreciated. day 2 of cycling

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    Perfect for a start, is that proper live rock in there?
     
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    thanks the middlepiece is proper live rock, on the right is from my established tank and the ones on the left is base rock
     
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    this started showing today on one of the rocks (the red stuff) is it cyano?

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    Yip, cyano it is. Just let your tank finish its cycle & you can also add some phospha-guard from orca. You can also try their nitra-guard biocubes, its probably the best nitrate control products on te market & its a local product!!!
     
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    thanks will this go away as the cycle progresses
     
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