Start of cycling.

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    colin pearce

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    Hello everyone, new to the group and my first post, how long on average are the dead prawns left in the tank that help to start the cycle ?.
     
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    Hey there, just wanted to say hello and welcome to the forum :)
     
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    JohnVH Reefer Madness VIP Member

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    You can remove it when your ammonia spikes, then monitor ammonia and nitrite. When both are zero, you should be good to go I have heard of people leaving it in until it completely disintegrates. Good luck and welcome to the forum.
     
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    Thank you, johnvh.
     
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