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Old 03-06-2015, 02:36 PM   #1
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Cycling Smell

Is there a solution or help for the smell of dry rock cycling in my 150 gallon?


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It`s just going through the cycling or curing process. It should get better as time rolls on. Must be bad huh?
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Man yes. I have it in a main area of my house too. Sucks but if it's normal and will go away that's perfect. Will it go away after the cycle or would it drag on?


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do you still have a raw shrimp in the tank for ammonia source
if you reached the 4ppm for ammonia it can be removed
that may help smell some , once your cycle finishes and you do a decent water change that will help too. once things come together the bad odor will dissipate
we've all been through it sometimes it can be stronger depending on the rock and die off,
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I actually used Seachem Stability in my sand for 7 days and now my rocks are on day 2.


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It will just be smelly for a while. Mine was awful. After three weeks I actually enjoy smelling my tank. It's fresh now
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