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Old 12-16-2012, 07:17 PM   #941
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Ughh Day 19.. the same.. this is definitely one of the longer cycles I've ever had.. my nitrites are still at 2ppm and haven't budged :/
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Old 12-16-2012, 08:51 PM   #942
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Ughh Day 19.. the same.. this is definitely one of the longer cycles I've ever had.. my nitrites are still at 2ppm and haven't budged :/
Hang in there. The cycle on my 180g FO took 6 weeks. You are still ahead of the game.
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Old 12-16-2012, 08:54 PM   #943
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Hang in there. The cycle on my 180g FO took 6 weeks. You are still ahead of the game.
Well I'm coming up on 3 weeks.. I don't even know why I'm getting antzy lol I don't even have the lights for my tank yet haha
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Old 12-18-2012, 09:18 PM   #944
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nothing new with the cycle at Week 3. Nitrites still holding strong at 2ppm :/
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Old 12-18-2012, 11:08 PM   #945
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What about nitrates? Are they rising?
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Old 12-18-2012, 11:12 PM   #946
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What about nitrates? Are they rising?
They were at 80ppm for a few days but recently between 80-160ppm
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Old 12-19-2012, 01:27 AM   #947
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They were at 80ppm for a few days but recently between 80-160ppm
Then your bacteria is certainly converting the nitrite. It can be slow going but it's moving along.
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Old 12-19-2012, 09:42 AM   #948
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Then your bacteria is certainly converting the nitrite. It can be slow going but it's moving along.
Yeah I suppose.. I just want it to be done already!! Lol i thought I was doing good with being patient but yeah that went out the window haha
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Old 12-21-2012, 05:03 PM   #949
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Apparently my power went out last night for a few mins.. guess my plumbing is good bc I didn't have a flood or a high level in my sump
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Old 12-21-2012, 05:48 PM   #950
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Apparently my power went out last night for a few mins.. guess my plumbing is good bc I didn't have a flood or a high level in my sump
That's good! That could have been a big mess!
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