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Rex740

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I just started cycling a 3 gallon yesterday with 2 mosquito fish and a small snail and today I checked the parameters and there is no nitrite or ammonia and the pH is 7.4ish. Why isn't the ammonia or nitrite existant?

Just noticed particulates floating around in the ammonia test tube. What is that?
 
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I don't have any testing solutions for nitrate.
 

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alright. its no problem, the nitrates would show you if there had been nitrites processed. Its normally just a nice indicator to see that things are actually working as they should be :)

What kind of filter are you using?
 
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An internal "whisper" filter. It came with the 3 gallon in a kit so don't expect it to be amazing.
 
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3rd/4th day and ammonia and nitrites are still at 0... I know there has been waste. There are two mosquito fish and a snail in there.
 
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