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can I use a already cycled FW filter for a new SW tank, so I don't have to cycle the SW tank?Some people are like Slinkies. Not really good for anything, but you still can't help but smile when you see one tumble down the stairs.
I believe the freshwater and saltwater bacteria needed to help cycle a tank are different, so a freshwater filter would be no good. Your best bet for an accelerated cycle would be some live rock or sand from an established saltwater tank.
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Thanks Pat, after doing some reading, I did indead find out that the bacteria is different, amoung the many other tid bits I had no clue about.Some people are like Slinkies. Not really good for anything, but you still can't help but smile when you see one tumble down the stairs.