Hello guys looking for any type of input
It has been about 9 days since I purchase a preowned tank and set up my I got all stock equipment and some live rock and sand made a 50 %water change per the seller I let it run for 3 days with doing anything tested on the for day for and results Ph 8.2-8.4 Nitrite 0 Ammonia 0 Nitrate test high 80ppm I did a 3 gallon water Change and next day retested and drop to about 20 ppm
Pic below I have clean out a lot of the algae
Should I be cycling with a heater or a set temperature
Should lights be on?
Have a little bit of green hair algae growing