hi, I am 10 days into a fishless cycle. As yet I have notice a drop in ammonia but no rise in nitrites. They did go up one day to 0.25 but dropped the next. Since then nothing. Current readings are
Ammonia between 1 and 2ppm
Nitrate 5ppm (Same as tap water)
Water hardness I...
Hi, I am doing a fishless cycle. I am 8 days into this. My nitrites have hit 0.25 for two days and have dropped back to zero. I have read the excellent thread on how to cycle your tank. I have only dosed once so far. Amonnia looks like it has dropped to 1ppm. My tap water has 5ppm nitrate. Will...
I have been monitoring Ph levels. I tested my tap water after 24hrs sitting and they are reading as 8.2ppm. my tank which is currently going through a fishless cycle is reading 8ppm
worried this is going to limit the fish i can keep and if anyone has any advice please?
Hi, going to do a fishless cycle using the great information provided. One question though please. I have a friend with an established tank. If I place a bag of filter media straight into their tank will that bacteria colonise that enough to use as a boost for my cycle when i start? If I leave...