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Old 03-07-2005, 11:11 PM   #1
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hello all, im new here I have ? on No2

I just did a 15 gallon change in my 55gallon as well as a gravel clean
my ? is I have very very low ammonia but no2 is very high water was cloudy last nite but is clear a a whistle now ph is perfect

whats the deal with no2 am I in trouble? or just a mini cycle?

thanks for any help oh yeah tank is a yr old so it has been great
upto this.

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Old 03-07-2005, 11:39 PM   #2
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Did you change the filter media, do a full gravel vac, and/or clean all decorations? If you do 2 or all of these things it will kill a lot of the nitrifying bacteria and can cause a mini cycle. If you clean nearly everything it's probably even possible for a whole new cycle. Oh, did you use any meds? That could also kill the bacteria off.
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cleaned about 80 % of gravel no to the filter change and have live plants so all I did there was pluck the dead parts of the plants. but you are prob right thats what happend I hope it does not need to do a whole new cycle. oh no meds.

should I try that stuff that helps tanks cycle Not sure what its called but it is supposed to help the bacteria?

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bio spira is what you are talking about...not sure if it is applicable here...i'll let someone else answer that...

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Old 03-08-2005, 09:05 AM   #5
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I use a product called "Cycle" myself to help in bacteria creation.

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Old 03-08-2005, 04:02 PM   #6
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well, I wish I never moved here from west of boston, it is sooooooo
expensive to live on long island it is just ridiculous.

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