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Old 05-31-2012, 08:00 PM   #1
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I started a nano sw tank. 10 gallons. I put aragonite for the substrate. And I'm getting live rock next week. I went for the ammonia method for the cycle. And the ammonia levels have been at 4 ppm for 2 days now. Nitrate-0 Nitrite-0. Is this normal? Or should I do a PWC? Or is it because the sand isn't live yet? Your help is appreciated!
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It will speed up when you get the live rock in there. You have absolutely no beneficial bacteria in there right now. It will take off when you get the live rock, trust me. Wait!
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Okay thank you both. It really helped!
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