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Old August 17th 05, 03:54 AM
George Patterson
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rudedog wrote:

Can you tell me if I
used fresh ocean water for the entire 55 gallons, would I have to cycle
my tank???

Yes. The water doesn't contain much in the way of nitrifying bacteria -- they
generally live in the substrate, live rock, or in something like a wet/dry filter.

George Patterson
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