Ultimate Newbie Guide

Discussion in 'New To The Hobby' started by anpgp, Apr 3, 2010.

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  1. ReefBruh

    ReefBruh Giant Squid

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    Can anyone loan me their child so I can cycle my 225?;D;D;D
     
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  3. Indiana Boy

    Indiana Boy Coral Banded Shrimp

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    Thank you so much for this post. i am in the process of cycling my tank and found it very useful.
    JP
     
  4. anpgp

    anpgp Dragon Wrasse

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    No problem, glad to hear that it went to good use.
     
  5. ChiTownTy

    ChiTownTy Plankton

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    thanks, nice concise refresh of my knowledge.
     
  6. Willis

    Willis Plankton

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    Thanks, very useful.

    I do have a question to add.

    At what point do you start your sump? After the cycle has been completed? Before?

    Thanks for taking the time.
     
  7. anpgp

    anpgp Dragon Wrasse

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    You can start it when you start your tank up in the very beginning that way it cycles with the tank, if you have a fuge with it. Either way, if you start it when you first start your tank up, you can get all of the bugs out before you start adding things.
     
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  9. offensetaken

    offensetaken Montipora Digitata

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    Very good write up Anpgp! This will be very helpful to newbies, great job K+
     
  10. JMALACHI

    JMALACHI Feather Duster

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  11. s76rick

    s76rick Flamingo Tongue

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    Thanks for taking the time to post this. I'm just getting started and I have been looking for exactly this. Great job!
     
  12. anpgp

    anpgp Dragon Wrasse

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    No problem. Hope everything works out for you and welcome to 3reef.