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Old 07-01-2011, 10:52 AM   #1 
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Question cycle tank with borrowed media

I have a 5 gallon tank cycling with raw shrimp. This is the first time I have cycled with media from and establihed tank. My question is, after the tank cycles, and then removing the borrowed media - isn't that going to mess with the amount of bacteria working? When is it safe to remove the borrowed media?
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I don't know but I'd check nitrate, nitrite and ammonia levels after removing it.
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