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    Please review my water parameters

    Hello all,

    Here's the quick and dirty- started fishless cycle of FW 40 gal on 8-29-10. Ammonia went to 4.0 and today is 0, maybe 0.25. Nitrites are at 5 today and nitrates are today between 10-20....
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    Attempting cycle with Safe Start

    Good day/evening all,
    I got some Safe Start and decided to use it to start my fishless cycle. Actually, according to the label on the bottle, it said that you can immediately add fish. Too good to...
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    Dirty water from adding pea gravel

    Hello all,

    I am setting up a 40 gal FW tank and, in and effort to not pay the inflated pet store prices in aquarium gravel, I went the cheap route and bought a bag of pea gravel at Lowes. So, my...
  4. Activated carbon in filter with Safe Start ?

    Hello all. Just a quick question , while I am cycling with Safe Start, should I be using activated carbon in the filter, or will it somehow harm the developing cycle ?I used the Safe Start thinking...
  5. New tank temp- to kill icy not cycling bacteria

    Hello everyone,
    I am setting up a new 40 gal. FW tank with Tetra Safe Start and no fish yet. I wanted to run the temperature for a while at 86 degrees to prevent the growth of any ich. My question...
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    Betta enemies

    Hello all.

    A quick question please. I have a 40 gal. FW tank with no other fish in yet. I already have a male betta that I will he adding as the first fish. What other fish should I NOT put in...
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    Compatible fish for 40 gal long FW

    Hello friends.

    I have a 40 gallon long freshwater tank that I want to put one male Berta in. What I would like to know is which other fish are an absolute "No" to put in with Blue, my male betts....
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    Starting the hobby again ?

    Hello everyone. I am trying to decide if I want to start up a 40 gal. tank again. Probably a FW tank. Tried it last year and I had problems with cycling and it took forever and just got to be too...
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    FINALLY ! My ammonia dropped.

    It's been 2 months since I transferred everything from from my 29 gal. to upgrade to a 40 gallon. When I did this, I bought a new filter, but didn't transfer enough of the old media from the nearly...
  10. Still cycling, I guess. This is ridiculous.

    I will try to make this brief. In order to explain this, I have to summarize everything. I had a 29 gal. freshwater tank. I put a new AC filter on it when it was nearly completed with the fishless...
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    I just don't get it.

    Long story short--started a fishless cycle in early August. Sabotaged my cycle mid-September by changing from a 29 gal. to a 40 gallon tank. The cycle was almost finished in the 29. Now my ammo is...
  12. Thread: Nippers

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    Nippers

    Hello all. Here's the situation- waiting and waiting for my fishless 40 gal. To cycle. It's been 2 months and no fish. So, I am going to buy a betta. Question is this, looking in to the future, what...
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    I have not been doing water changes because in my previous posts I received replies instructing me not to do water changes and just leave it alone. I have also not been adding ammonia since my...
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    2nd cycle-losing patience

    Hello. This is my 2nd fishless cycle sincb I sabotaged my first one when, on Sept. 20 I changed everything over from a 29 to a 40 gal.. My ammo has been 'frozen' at 4 since Sept. 20, my nitrites are...
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    Plants vs space

    Hello all. I am just going to "cut to the chase" here. I have a 40 gal. lightly to "mediumly" planted with fake plants. I understand the advantages, and disadvantages, of plants. However, don't a...
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    Air pumps- Hagen or Tetra Whisper ?

    I will be buying a new air pump for my 40 soon. Opinions please on Hagen vs Tetra Whisper. I like Rena but they are a tad too pricey for me. Thanks.
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    Last cycling question

    I would just like to ask one more question about the cycle that I am starting over from square one on. Since my ammonia is stuck at between 2 and 4 ppm, call it 3 ppm, is there any point in adding...
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    Yes, I have been using unscented household ammonia all along.
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    No fish. It was a fishless cycle. No organisms. Any opinions on Safe Start vs Stability ?
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    I killed my cycle

    Hello all, me again. Here is a brief summary of what is going on. I had a 29 gallon that I had cycled to the near end where my ammonia was between 0 and 0.25, nitrites were 0 and nitrates were 10-20...
  21. Help ! a scratch--quick replies requested

    I am/was in the process of switching over and emptying a 29 gallon to move uo to a 40 gallon. In the process of cleaning the inside of the 40, I found a vertical scratch on the inside of one of the...
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    Cleaning empty tank

    Hello all, I have a tank that I emptied and stored in my garage. I covered the whole tank with a bed sheet. How do I safely clean the inside to prep for future use ? Thanks.
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    Thanks for the reply. I just put that 1.5 x 2.0 swatch from the old filter in with the new filter. I guess I thought any amount would be ok. Maybe I should have put the carbon and zeolite stuff in...
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    Yes, fishless. No water changes since I started this cycle in 1983 (ha). It was recommended that I not do any water changes.
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    New filter...sabotaged cycle ?

    I bought a new AC filter toreplace by Emperor a couple of days ago.I took the old nylon wool media, cut it into a 1.5 by 2.0 'swatch' and sandwhiched it in between the new media of the new filter. In...
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