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how long will it take to cycle 15,000 L ?

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Thats alot of water ! assuming you are referring to a nitrogen cycle ? .

If it was me I would be cycling all the media using a fish less cycle with ammonia .

I have cycled media plenty of times using ammonia , a fast clean and effective method .

You can achieve an ammonia spike immediately and control amount .

Just use a wheelie bin, large tub or pond with a good flow rate and plenty of aeration .

The major benefit of this method is that media will pretty much be fully colonized and be able to handle a large bio load .

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Think they more saying they don't know what he's talking about markfnq, he hasn't mentioned filter or sump or media or if it a tank or a pond or what cycle is he talking about eg cycle water through sump/cycle water through nitrogen cycle/cycle air through air pump/cycle water through RO unit..... If you want people to help you it will help to give them info to work with.

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Live on the edge just buy enough quickstart to do 15,000ltrs maybe a little more dump it in and add fish this method has work for me on a 3500ltr rack and a 1200ltr rack both times with brand new media and never had a drama... I'm kinda impetient though haha!!

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Live on the edge just buy enough quickstart to do 15,000ltrs maybe a little more dump it in and add fish this method has work for me on a 3500ltr rack and a 1200ltr rack both times with brand new media and never had a drama... I'm kinda impetient though haha!!

This scares me too much. Is this the plan for the new rack build? :eek:

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Or go to your lfs and ask for a start out of there sump will speed thing up safely

Doing it with well use media shouldn't take more than a day or to if you got a big enough turn over,

But as said before get a test kit, throwing a few goldfish in will help too

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This scares me too much. Is this the plan for the new rack build? :eek:

Hahaha... You know it, i'm far to inpatient to wait for cycling, plus it's worked everytine for me so why change it... The thing i left out was i only fed them very very lightly once every sexond day for the 1st 2 weeks.

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Hahaha... You know it, i'm far to inpatient to wait for cycling, plus it's worked everytine for me so why change it... The thing i left out was i only fed them very very lightly once every sexond day for the 1st 2 weeks.

man, i seriously wish you luck... I love that this works for you but am worried for you at this same time... because one day it is gunna suck and ****'s gunna hit the fan D=

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man, i seriously wish you luck... I love that this works for you but am worried for you at this same time... because one day it is gunna suck and ****'s gunna hit the fan D=

Hahaha 1 day maybe, but out dated text books were ment to be tested and re written, haha

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Are you sure that's right??? I have an 8 and a half x3ft x3ft tank which holds around 1600 ltrs. Your 15000 ltrs is almost ten times that...that's like a small swimming pool.

It's for a grow out system, i'm building the stands for him. It's definitely 15,000 ltrs.

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