Originally Posted by Leeatl
is not a problem . Check your tap water and see what the nitrate level is . I wouldn't clean anything that does not really need it if you just finished the cycle .
Do not rinse the ceramic , and the sponge only in tank water .
Yes! I did test sink water a while back and nitrates WERE 20ppm. And think you, I will not rinse th ceramic, but what about the tubing going to my filter thay are REALLY DIRTY. Ya or Na
? And sense my sink water IS 20ppm, is there anything I can do to bring my nitrates down?