Originally Posted by Serafin
My tank has been cycled and I have had my 2 new fish, shrimp , crabs and snails in there for a week now. I've tested the water and its still showing 0 ammonia nitrites and nitrates. Is this normal as I was expecting the nitrates to go up quickly or am I mistaken?
How long did you cycle it for? What is the size of your tank?
If its a small bio load it may take awhile for something to show. How much and often do you feed?
One week may not be long enough, also when do you do your water changes?
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