> If it's a bunch of fish, I'd consider it like a regular tank. So a
> startup period of 2 or 3 weeks.
There really isn't any great need to have a "startup period" with
freshwater tanks, especially not if you use the original aquarium water.
When I start a new tank I always try and add a little bit of fitler media
from an exisiting tank, but I don't really think that that makes too much