Tank Upgrade - Moving my bubble tip

Discussion in 'Anemone's' started by Darren24, 10 Jan 2015.

  1. Darren24

    Darren24

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    Hi All,
    Looking for some advise please,
    I have recently purchased a new tank to keep me busy whilst i wait for my renovations to be done. the tank has a total water volume of 230 lt.
    i have placed about 20 kg of liverock in the DT (balance to come from running lido 120) and about 20 kg in the sump. i have also also put about 40 kg of aragonite in the DT.
    All of the above was originaly in my previous setup which was shut down a while back and has been cycling in my fathers garage in plastic drums for the past 4 months.

    My question is,
    how long should i let the tank cycle before moving my livestock and corals across from my lido 120.
    Livestock,
    Bubble tip anemone
    2 x black percs
    4 x hermits
    4 x snails

    Corals,
    3 x different types of Zoa's
    1 x candy cane
    1 x brain coral
    2 x pin cushions
    1 x leather finger
    1 x hammer coral
    1 x torch coral
    2 x pogoda corals
    2 x xena
    1 x gsp
    4 x different types of mushrooms.

    i seem to have lost my marine care test kit during the move. will purchase one tomorrow and check water parameters.
    Just want to get a feeling for the recommended cycle period, my big concern is the anemone?

    The new tank (230 lt) has been running for 6 days now. i have heard of guys doing the move successfully within a few days. i want to make sure that i am safe though.

    Thanks in advance.
     
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  3. Darren24

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    Lido 120

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    Rio 180 + sump

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    Oh yes,
    water used to fill the Rio 180,
    RO water with a TDS of less than 5 ppm mixed with Coral reef pro (red sea)
    Salinity is sitting at 1.024
     
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    if that rock was kept at correct temperature and salinity it should already be 100% cured.
    Issue would be the filtration underneath, if that is ready for the bioload coming.

    With only 2 fish I believe it should be fine.

    Another option is to ask the LFS to test your parameters.
     
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