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Old 09-16-2010, 02:54 AM   #11
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IMO you are way to early in your cycling period to be adding additional chemicals to your tank. Cut the lights, get an ammonia test kit and just monitor your water for now.
I wouldn't add chemicals either. Special Blend is not a chemical. In fact a lot of people use it to jump start their cycle.

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When you do your PWC siphon out the cyano and increase the flow a bit in your tank. I know it's a nano but you could put a small powerhead in to help keep things from settling on the rock and sand.

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Good point Ziggy, I almost forgot about more flow. That is so on the money with cyano out breaks.
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thanks to everyone who has replied, for now im pretty broke, im just a college student

but im going to get a ammonia kit, i already turned my lights off and ill do a PWC over the weekend and clean up the rocks a bit.

Thanks again for everyones reply!

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