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Thread: Fish cycle.

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    Hi. Any idea how can I get my no2 to 0? Is been 1ppm almost a month

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    Complete a large water change.

    If you are cycling with fish, you need to keep the nitrite levels at or below 0.25ppm

    If your current level is 1ppm, complete a 75% water change to drop it down to 0.25ppm

    How long have you been trying to cycle your tank ?
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

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    are you cycling with fish or fishless? the more info you give, the better someone can help you with a good answer.
    When in d0ubt read it until it makes sense, then read it again!

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    Sorry. I've cycle with fish. Been cycle for a month and my NO2 stuck at 1ppm. Nh3 was 0 15g with one anglefish 2loaches 4guppy. I did a large water around 70%. But no2 still 1ppm

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    Quote Originally Posted by FSBH View Post
    no2 still 1ppm
    Then do another large water change.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
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    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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    Noted. Will do a large water change again and test NO2.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FSBH View Post
    Sorry. I've cycle with fish. Been cycle for a month and my NO2 stuck at 1ppm. Nh3 was 0 15g with one anglefish 2loaches 4guppy. I did a large water around 70%. But no2 still 1ppm
    Did I read this right? Those fish are in a 15gal tank? What is your ammonia level? If nitrites aren't 0, your tank isn't cycled. And the angel doesn't belong in there (or the loaches I believe - what kind do you have?) - the tank is too small unfortunately.
    46 gal fw tank with black skirt tetras, neon tetras, spotted corys, cherry barbs, otoclinus, snails & 4 amano shrimp - plastic & live plants
    5 gal QT
    Remember: Our job is to take care of the water our fish live in

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    Yup I realized is too small for them. Have plan to give them to fish shop before I kill them. Ammonial level was 0ppm while nitrites was 1ppm. I did large water change once. Nitrites still 1ppm

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