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The NH4 is still 0
NO2 Less than .25 but not 0
NO3 Less than 5. but not 0
Just a hint of color change.... I added a seeded filter to the tank after I checked the water.... will see how it does...
Would it help to put another cycled filter in this tank??
The readings past day 5 were 0.....
After 5 days of 0 readings in my new 29G tank (with adding NH4 daily), I added 2 mollies, checked water, still Ok, added 3 redtail tetras. Thought it was Ok, all good water params.
I moved a...
Ok, I am just learning how to hatch Sngels, I am seeing almost all white eggs at 3 days. Next spawn, I will use H2O2.
Thanks A Bunch, Leanne
Well, I may have TOTALLY messed up the cycle....:scry:
NH4 = 0.
NO2 = 2.0
NO3 = 20.
Take Care, L
Ok Meth.Blue it is.... Bottle says 10 drops/ gal. Here we go!:ssmile:
I read the post on using Hydrogen Peroxide to treat Angelo eggs to prevent them from fungus.... I says use 10 - 20 ml in a 2.5 gal tank..... Am I correct to use 40 to 80 ml's for a 10 gal tank.......
I am sure you will get the hang of the forum....
NH4 = 0.0 added 1.5ml NH4
NO2 = 2.0 (blush)
NO3 = 20.
I wanted to see if I had enough BB to bring the NH4 down.... But not enough to keep the NO2 stable.... All in the Learning curve..... Just...
NH4 = 0.0 added 2.0ml NH4
NO2 = 0.5
NO3 = 5.0
I used a Turkey deep fryer pot to boil mine. It helped a bunch! It stayed down in less than a week..... Just the end that didn't get under water wanted to float. I havbe seen pieces that have...
NH4 = 0.
NO2 = 0.25
Added another 1.5 cc NH4
I appears that the BB is taking care of the ammonia on a daily basis. We are in the "growing" phase. thumbs2:
When I got up this morning ande fed teh fish, my Koi veil has one protruding eye. What is this and How do I treat it?
added 1.5ml Nh4 this morning after getting Cliff's feedback so.... can't really use that reading yet, but it is 0.5ppm
NO2 = 0.5ppm
NO3 = 5ppm
Thanks A Bunch!! Leanne
PS I am keeping the...
NH4 = 0
NO2 = between 2.0 & 5.0
NO3 = 20.
How are we doing and where am I in teh cycle?
Didn't add any NH3 yesterday today the param's are:
NH3 = 0.5ppm
NO2 = 2.0ppm
NO3 = 20ppm
Think we are beginning to cycle..... Need to go fishing !! I look for days before I bring anything home...
Other stocking options could be khuli loaches for other bottom dwellers? Around 8 of them would fit nicely in a 29G as long as there is shady areas and some caves.[/QUOTE]
The driftwood has 2...
I have had the lights off in the new tank..... thought I saw something moving ..... Yep..... SNAILS!! Guess if they can live through ANYTHING!!!
I want to have a pair of angels and BN Plecos.... other than that I am open for suggestions.
Also MORE PLANTS!!! Could I add sand as a substrate after the cycle? I think it looks real natural
Yesterday I added another ml. of Ammonia, & brought the level back up to 2ppm. today the levels are ..... NH3 = 1.0ppm NO2- = 1.0ppm
Is it time to stop adding NH3?? And start testing for NitrAte?...
I read the sticky..... if a fish is already sick, won't it stresshim out more moving to a tank that is in teh process of cycling?
Just thinking.... may be Too much?? :hmm3grin2orange:
I have a 10 gal tank that I want to use as a Isolation tank. What kind of fish and how many should I keep in there to keep the BB up to par to be able to use it fo that purpose?
Thanks in advance,...
Being new to AC, any help or suggestions are VERY welcome!!!
Set up a new 29gal on Monday 6-4 with new Whisper filters and an old filter insert. I am trying the fishless cycle. LFS says...
try this again!!!! Think it worked this time !!