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Old 01-27-2017, 11:01 AM   #11
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You can cycle with flakes. Its an old school method which I still use. Cause im old lol. Problem is it takes a loooong time. Its nearly impossible to know how much ammonia your creating. With many years experience I cycled my current 10g in 9 wks with flakes.
Do you know of any ammonia additives which are reliable?
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Dr tims or Tetra safe start plus are widely used with and without additional ammonia.
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Dr tims or Tetra safe start plus are widely used with and without additional ammonia.
Dr. Tim's Aquatics Ammonium Chloride Solution for Cycling Aquariums, 2-oz bottle. Is that something to use? I found it online.
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Thats it
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Thats it
Alright awesome! I'm going to order that
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Hey everyone. I added the ammonia two days ago and I still see no sign of ammonia in the new tank. Why can't I get the tank to cycle?
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I'm sorry if you have already said, but what do you use to test your water?
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Sounds cycled to me....Knowing if nitrates were going up would confirm.
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Old 02-03-2017, 05:07 PM   #19
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Sounds cycled to me....Knowing if nitrates were going up would confirm.
It's only been set up for 3 weeks. No sign of ammonia or high nitrates. Nothing
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It's only been set up for 3 weeks. No sign of ammonia or high nitrates. Nothing
Is this with strips or liquid test kit?


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