Originally Posted by Acolaojr
Ok need some advise I've had the shrimp in the tank for about 5 days. The ammonia went up to .25 and nitrites went up to .10 nitrates still at 0. Now I tested today and my ammonia is almost 0 and my nitrites are 0 still no nitrates. Any suggestions? There is no way the tank has cycled that fast? Also there has to be hundreds of those tiny little shrimp looking things I think there called Copepods and a feather duster that won't stop moving.
Hmmmm. How much LR
do you have and are you running powerheads at all?
As far as the Copepods go, nothing to worry about there. I had them during my cycle but don't have nearly as much if any now