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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-08-2014, 09:41 PM Thread Starter
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Cycling process

If I use filter media from an existing tank, will I still need to go through the cycling process?

Note: the New tank is only 10g and the media is coming from a 40g.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-08-2014, 09:45 PM
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Yes. But the cycle may be shorter.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-08-2014, 10:09 PM
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It will still cycle but will not be a long one. I have done the same thing, and usually just see it cycle for a few days. Goes a lot quicker.

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