adding LR an established system.

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by magman, 21 Aug 2009.

  1. magman

    magman

    Joined:
    31 Jul 2009
    Posts:
    2,144
    Likes Received:
    21
    Location:
    Richards Bay
    Any idea of what % more LR i can add to an established system with out having to cycle again?

    Also would I want to increase my water changes slighty after the first week for say 6 weeks?
     
  2. AdS Guest




    to hide all adverts.
  3. seank

    seank

    Joined:
    24 May 2007
    Posts:
    11,984
    Likes Received:
    119
    Location:
    North of Durban and South of Mozambique
    It will go into a mini cycle, but nothing serious
     
  4. jacquesb

    jacquesb Retired Moderator

    Joined:
    29 May 2007
    Posts:
    17,868
    Likes Received:
    69
    Location:
    Cape Town
    MagMan - as Sean said - you will most likely have a mini-cycle.... a tiny ammonia/nitrite spike. BUT, in an established system, and mature system, the bacteria should be able to handle this mini-cycle with ease...
     
Recent Posts

Loading...
Similar Threads - adding established system Forum Date
Adding doors to my stand. Anything DIY Related 17 Sep 2016
Does adding a water pump slow the heating process? General Discussions and Advice 16 Jun 2016
Adding of new fish to aquarium General Discussions and Advice 28 May 2016
Adding more wrasses Marine Fish Discussions 21 May 2016
Adding some fish to my reeftank General Discussions and Advice 10 Aug 2015
Adding a sump to a tl 550-questions Boyu TL450 and TL550 advice 1 Jun 2015
Tank cladding/panels fo stand Anything DIY Related 7 Apr 2015