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Old 10-22-2004, 10:51 PM   #1
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stinky fishless cycle

I knew rotting shrimp in my tank would be smelly, but it's stinking up the whole house! How long can I expect this to go on? Is there anything I can do to make it less smelly?

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Old 10-23-2004, 10:02 AM   #2
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How much shrimp did u use? How long has it been in there? What is the amm reading.

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Old 10-23-2004, 10:08 AM   #3
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when i did the shrimp method on my tank the whole room stink lasted no more than 48 hours. my ammonia went up to 2 and then started to drop back down. i used one medium sized shrimp (2 inches long or so).
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