Yeah my New Aquaria Am 102 today

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  1. mandrin

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    hi guys veri excited today picked up my new tank today
    Aquaria am102 its a 120 litre
    well been running my 37 litre Aquaria for 8 months
    they are awesume tanks jist waitin.to get my stand.made
    metal frame gonna.glavinse it , then begin the process of.moving
    live stock and.soft corals. over to the new tank ( veri worried about this).....
    happi:(:thumbup:
    guys tom.i will post pics pf my 37 litre then.will add.some pics
    of my 120 litre
    .ps i think the Aquaria tank.great cause they have a mini refuguim
    which i have cheato in mu 37 litre and the lite in the filter compartment
    to help wit the ph flux during the nite
    will keep u guys posted
    ps this hobby it veri addictive and i love it
     
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    Cant wait to see the pics

    Hi there
    send us pics please , and where the pics of the Amw37?.... please send us those:)
     
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    congrats mandrin:) you will love the additional real estate a bigger thank gives you. when do you get the tank by the way?

    are you going to shut the nano down or run the two at the same time.....i know id keep thjem both going:)
     
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    Get a shrimp/goby combo in the little nano, fantastic to watch the relationship between those two creatures.:)
     
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    well guys i got my 120 L Aquaria rinning for 12 days now
    got a custom built 25mm metal stand that is galvanised and
    powder coated , with 25 MM marime ply in centre that is vanished
    got instant ocean salt , its been running with a small sand bed
    and 6.6 kg LR for 1 week 7 days later i added 1.1 kg LR from
    my 9 month 37 L Aquaria . Today was 12 days of the cycle so
    i was itching to take water tests.....Reading as follows
    PH 8.2
    Nitrate 1 PPM
    Phos 0.02 Mg/L
    KH 6
    Salinity 1023
    the tank has a refuguim at back i just addded some LR and some
    crushed LR , will add more LR in from my older tank eventually
    so wat u.guys think of the test results ....will post pics later
     
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    guys a buddy of mine suggested i should
    add some sea chem stability ...but
    i dont see the need
     
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    waiting for the pics. Take some detailed pics
     
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    Hi Mandrin, levels sound good, although you won't be able to know for sure how your cycle is going without testing for Nitrite and Ammonia, but I wouldn't waste money on those test kits now seeing as you're halfway through your cycle already, so just wait it out if you can. Stability is a very nice product, I like to keep a bottle on hand for emergencies and I always use it when starting up a new tank, sometimes I just throw in a couple of capfuls now and again, however, there is no need for it if you are going to wait out the cycle for a few weeks, especially as you're bringing bacteria over from your other tank.
     
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    thanks viper ......yeah i was impressed wot my reading myself
    jus gonna wait a week more.and test guess for phos and nitrate
    levels to go down to.zero before i add any live stock
    wat u guys think
     
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    still waiting on pics :(
     
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    will post pics later today or tomorrow
     
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    hi guys jus did a water test on the 3rd week of my cycle
    parameters S follows:
    PH 8.2
    NITRATE 0.75ppm
    KH 7
    PHOS 0.08 ppm
    Salinity 1024

    guys wat u think of my 2nd.water test on the 3rd weekbof my cycle
     
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    I think people get lazy when they type on small devices like phones and tablets that have small keyboards because then things.like.this start happening, lol.

    Just wait out the cycle - be strong! It'll be worth it!
     
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    erractic when u say wait out the cycle ...
    wat is wait out the cycle in your terms?
     
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    @mandrin, just check your ammonia and nitrite readings and keep checking until they level out - but really, the longer you wait the better your tank will react to anything you put into it.

    Good luck dude!
     
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