Originally Posted by baron1282
Nothing, I am waiting for my tank to cycle. It's killing me not having fish in there! LOL
Have to make a pitch for "Fish In" cycling of an aquarium. I had to have some activity in my new tank. Couldn't wait the two months for the cycling process without the benefit of fish. I got a good sized tank in the beginning, 30 gallons. Was told the more water, the better in case I messed up on something.
Started with 8 feeder Guppies and tested the water every day for toxins and changed out at least a quarter of the tank when a test showed traces of ammonia or nitrite.
The experts were right. By carefully checking the water daily and adding fish when several tests showed "0" for any toxins, my fish made it through my "learning curve".
I added some plants and some more fish. I have five large tanks now and the 8 feeders have reproduced about 1,500 Fancy Guppies.
The "Fish-In" cycling works. But only if you do your job.
Just a couple of thoughts.