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Old 09-29-2017, 01:31 PM   #1
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Tank cycle update and question.

So Iím cycling my tank. Iím about a week in and my nitrites have started to show up and are going up, but my ammonia hasnít gone down yet. Is this normal?
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Fish in or fishless cycle? And yes, it is normal.

If this is a fishless cycle, stop adding ammonia.

If it is fish in, you will probably have to do water changes to keep the ammo and nitrItes down while the bacteria colonies establish themselves.
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Itís fishless and I took out ammonia two days ago.
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Ok. Click the link below. Review section 7, A through P.

The (almost) Complete Guide and FAQ to Fishless Cycling - Aquarium Advice
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