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Old 08-27-2019, 08:46 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Default Re: El natural tub cycling

Originally Posted by Bwooster View Post
Dear APCers,
I intend to have some endler's livebearers in there. Problem is, I'll be getting them tomorrow. Ideally i would have waited for two more weeks before adding them.. but I still wonder:

Do you think they could still do well in there? I've heard somewhere that there is a lesser need of lengthy cycling in a walstad set-up. Also, I've added old water from other mini walstad tanks I own, so I imagine that would speed up the process of bacterial colonization.
It somewhat depends on the soil you used. For example if the soil contains inorganic fertilizers then there may or may not be an issue.
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