How to move to a larger tank

Discussion in 'Fish Tanks' started by JAnderson1, May 8, 2015.

  1. JAnderson1


    May 29, 2014
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    Chapel Hill, NC
    So Im contemplating moving from a 46 bowfront to a 75gallon. What would I need to do? could I reuse the sand? Im pretty sure I could reuse the rock. would it start a new cycle? whats the best course of action? I dont have anything yet just starting to plan. thanks for the input

    JAnderson1, May 8, 2015
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  2. JAnderson1

    salt_for_brains Alabama Reefer VIP Member

    Jan 8, 2013
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    Leroy, Alabama
    I like to use new sand or at the very least rinse the used sand very well. A lot of nasties can be trapped in the old sand. Using your existing rock and water will really help in not starting a cycle. If you do experience one it will be very minimal. I have done this many times without any issues even when I had to add more dry rock for the bigger tank.
    salt_for_brains, May 8, 2015
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