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Old 04-06-2016, 04:45 AM   #1
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Help scared that my cycle will stall

I started out with 4 platys in a 200l tank and a seeded filter. I did 30 percent a day water changes and to put a long story short 2 platys have died.
One of the females died and then the second was getiing bullied so i put it in the haspoital tank and it seems fine. Then one of the males died so now i only have 1 platy in a 200l tank, and i am worried that the bacteria will die due to the lack of nutrients. What should I do??? Less water changes??
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How often were you doing water changes?

Are you vacuuming the soil too?

How long has your tank been cycling?

Are any of your chemistry readings peaking?
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how was the filter initially seeded?
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How often were you doing water changes?

Are you vacuuming the soil too?

How long has your tank been cycling?

Are any of your chemistry readings peaking?
30% per day
yes
2 weeks 4 days
ammonia 0 nitrite .25 nitrate 5
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how was the filter initially seeded?
Upside down bottle over lift tube, end cut off, filled with used filter media
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