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snipesxxx
01-25-2009, 06:39 PM
If nitrates are rising does that mean a finished cycle is going good? Or will they naturally rise regardless?

Northernguy
01-25-2009, 06:49 PM
What are all of your perameters?
A cycled tank should have 0 nitrites and ammonia,and no more than 20ppm nitrates.

Sharon
01-25-2009, 07:05 PM
Rising Nitrates in a cycling tank indicates that the cycle is done. Now you do water changes to keep the Nitrates at or below 20ppm....

snipesxxx
01-25-2009, 07:11 PM
ammonia and nitrites are 0. Nitrates are 10 and rising little each day. So I just make sure they stay below 20?

Sharon
01-25-2009, 07:31 PM
You got it!!!thumbs2:

lovleeko
01-25-2009, 07:35 PM
ammonia and nitrites are 0. Nitrates are 10 and rising little each day. So I just make sure they stay below 20?


Exactly. Your doing good thumbs2: What kind of fish did you get?