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Can freshwater beneficial bacteria transfer to brackish?

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Hey guys,

I've decided to jump into the salt section of the hobby and go brackish. I have tons of media that I've used to help jump start other freshwater cycles before, but not sure if it would work for brackish. The fish I want requires a low gravity (1.005-1.008), so the salinity isn't that high.

I understand using seeded media won't cycle it immediately, but it certainly does give it a boost.

Would i be able to use my seeded freshwater media to jumpstart a low gravity brackish aquarium? Any input ?

Thank you!
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