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You can set up the tank ahead of time, before you get the fish and do the fishless cycle. Go ahead and add whatever spare media you have to see if that will jump start the cycle.
If the bacteria from the fresh water do not handle that level of salt, you will still be doing the fishless cycle to grow the right bacteria. That might take as long as 3 weeks. If the fresh water bacteria are OK with that level of salt then the fishless cycle will go really fast, and the tank could be ready for fish in just a few days.
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