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    Has anyone urinated into their tank to start a fishless cycle? Pros and cons of urinating in your tank to start a fishless cycle?
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    cons: your tank smells like pee

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    This is a joke, correct?
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    LOL, I'm no doctor or chemist, but I have two thoughts on the topic

    1 - eeew
    2 - there is more than ammonia in urine, so do you really want that in 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.
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    Yeah...and which is better, wine, beer, or bourbon urine?

    I thought if ammonia foamed up, it wasn't good to use, because it has additives....
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    And, how would you test for ammonia with a liquid test kit?...the test tube sample would be yellow before adding any reagents...
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    Urine is by no means sterile, not sure you want all that stuff hanging around in your tank.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ijankrom View Post
    Has anyone urinated into their tank to start a fishless cycle? Pros and cons of urinating in your tank to start a fishless cycle?
    Ummm, no. Just no.. that is all.
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    The stories I could tell future godchildren about popping a squat up on a fish tank....but a $1 bottle of ammonia just for whatever reason seems much more sanitary IMO.
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    This question seems to come up once per year, we've had our quota for 2014!
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