I'm a day behind posting. Yesterday was a big day. I did my weekly pwc
on my DT. I stupidly took my magnet cleaner to clean a spot and didnt check it well enough for sand. I made a light but visible at the right angle scratch on the inside of the acrylic. Oh well, bound to happen sometime! Someday Ill sand it out, but for now ill just live with it. No more mag cleaner in that tank. Sure doesn't affect the fish, just bums me.
Then yesterday, I did final prep on my QT and brought home my peppered cories. This morning with the fish in for 24 hours, I ran water tests and so far so good on a big piece of seeded filter material providing an instant cycle. I'll be keeping a close check. Too soon to test for nitrates, but ammonia and nitrite were 0. I've got six 1.2 in. fish in there and am running an AC
30 on a 10 gal
tank. Aqadvisor says my filtration is 173% and my stocking is 103% but that would be for adults and these corys are still youngsters. I checked and these are tank bred. I do have sand in the QT for them as well as 4 plastic plants to give them some cover. I'm observing them as I type this. Awesome little fish!