Originally Posted by Lilxxwojo1
is bascally highly purified water RO
(reverse osmosis0 and DI
(deionization). Using this water will ensure that you do not have impurities in your water like tap water will have. You can buy it from your lfs
, I get it for .25 a gallon or you can buy an RO
unit. Either way do not use tap water if you can help it.
As far as your cycling goes you want ammonia and nitrites to be 0 and nitrates to be no more than 15ppm, some say you can go as high as 40ppm but I would aim for the low side.
30 gallon FOWLR, BioWheel 150, 100watt heater, LED lights, Koralia circ pump, BioCube circ pump - Keep it simple
2 Maroon Clown fish, 1 dottyback, 1 hawkfish