Originally Posted by Goldfish loach boy
So it's like freshwater live plants, you can get them but they are not necessary! Ok, sorry about that
Ok so I guess I'll start off without them, and if in the future I can get them I will
By the way, is cycling similar to freshwter?
How do I measure the salt levels?
And what about water changes?
Cycling is same idea but done differently. The rock is your biological filtration as it houses the bacteria. My favorite method is to throw a raw shrimp in a mesh bag in and let it decompose as your ammonia source. You then test just like fw
. To measure salinity you use a refractometer. To mix sw
you fill up a bucket with rodi
water, add the appropriate amount of salt, stick a powerhead in an let it mix overnight