Originally Posted by TerraAimee
Thanks! In the mean time, does anyone know if I'm doing the right things for the rock and sand? I figure I'll keep watching the parameters and do regular water changes when needed. As of right now I'm only seeing small amounts of ammonia but I'll of course keep checking.
Yes you are, try to get the sand bed down to 2 inches or less.
Most people create their own problems by not following the basics and refusing to stock appropriate to their system. Gregcoyote 2013
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