Moving tanks

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  1. SharkQ

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    Hi Guys

    Hope you all well

    I am almost complete my 800 x 800 cube and would like to find out the best way to move from my boyu tl550 (128lt) to my new cube which will be just under 400 lt.

    please can you give me some advice :whistling:
     
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    What i am currently doing (not sure if this is the best way) is i filled my new tank/ mixed salt water etc. Bought the balance of the live rock I would need for new tank and aquascaped what i could so far.
    Now im slowly moving my live stock over and some of the live rock (my new tank finished cycling) starting with the hardiest fish.
     
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    That sounds like a plan its just going to be hard to find space to keep both running but i guess it has to be done if i want the joys
     
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    what if i take my old tank and move the live sand, LR and filters into my sump. will this help in anyway ?
     
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    If your new tank is not going to stand where the old tank is standing, run them at the same time and once cycled move the stock over slowly.

    If you need to place it in the same spot well thats a diffrent story
     

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