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    I just got my RO/DI system and i will begin filling up my tank this weekend i've heard that you could use a cocktail shrimp to help start the cycling i was wondering if a small peice of raw fish like cod would do the same
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    davejnz - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    U don't have to add anything to cycle your tank,just put your LR in saltwater and you'll be fine.There's enough die-off on most LR so no need to add any extra "dead stuff" IMO.

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    Dave is right on, just use your rock and you will be good to go
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    I definitily agree. All my live rock only had a 45 minute ride home and was supposedly cured but there was definitly enough die-off to cycle a tank.

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    i was just wondering if puting the live rock into a brand new aquarium would hurt it . thanxs
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    jerryc - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    No id just try to set it up like you will wont it after the cycle

    The only thing is you will wont to rinse it of before you put it in
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