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Discussion in 'Marine Fish Discussions' started by APK, 12 Dec 2011.

  1. APK

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    i have a boyu 550 ( 128 l ) that has been up and running for about 2 weeks - i dont have shops close to stock my tank which i hope to do this weekend - i have live rock and dead coral in the tank and only used ro water - any suggestions as to what fish / invertebrae i could start off with would be appreciated.
     
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    You can start with a Clean-up-Crew...
    Your First Marine Invertebrates - Choosing a Clean up crew - CUC - Marine Aquariums of South Africa
    ...when you say only RO water...I assume you mean using only RO water when you mix you'r Salt...? Your Tank needs to cycle with Saltwater and not RO water...sorry if I understood it wrong...If it's only been running for 2 weeks, with Saltwater, then I'm afraid that you'r Tank hasn't "cycled yet...you will need some Test Kits, to test the water and make sure the Tank has cycled before adding Livestock as the Ammonia will kill you'r Livestock...
     
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    :blush:..sorry..I know...I'm trying to cut down..:lol:..I had no other option...he cycled with RO water only..:eek:..if there was ever a Newbie who needed some Links to understanding the basic concept of Marines, it was him...:biggrin:
     
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    He never cycled with RO water.
     
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    I know that now...he cleared that up on the prevoius Thread after I mentioned/asked twise about the use of just RO water for cycling....
     

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