How To Make Sure Media Is Compatible?

  1. Z

    Z123Killer Well Known Member Member

    I called a Fish store asking for some cycled media and they said they have some in their sump. How do I make sure that the bacteria from their tank is compatible with mine?

  2. matsungit

    matsungit Well Known Member Member

    If they have near similar salinities they are compatible, i.e. fw for fw, brackish for brackish or sw for sw.