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Old 09-09-2013, 01:58 AM   #1
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Ammonia source

When cycling, what are some alternative methods of adding ammonia? So far I've been using fish food but it's barely giving me a reading at all. I know pure ammonia is the preferred method, and I haven't looked for it yet but i have heard it's hard to find in Australia,
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Old 09-09-2013, 02:55 AM   #2
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a dead shrimp will cause a lot more ammonia than fish food, but it can start to smell pretty bad
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Well you can use a lot more fish food or the stinky raw shrimp
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Old 09-09-2013, 10:03 AM   #4
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To cycle my 30g tank, I used bacterias in bottle and a Betta sp.

Then you can start to add fishs progressively
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