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post #5 of (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 09:32 PM
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Originally Posted by stephenjr View Post
Got the canister hooked up today. Going to buy as many planted as I possibly get this weekend and maybe a school of hatchet fish and some angels
is your tank cycled? seems like if you just setup the canister filter.. you aren't cycled yet. those fish will either die or suffer from ammonia burn. i highly suggest researching about how to cycle a tank and then add in the fish once you read 0 across the board when testing your water. if you are cycled (because you used bacteria from an older tank), then please ignore my post
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