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    If nitrates are rising does that mean a finished cycle is going good? Or will they naturally rise regardless?

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    A cycled tank should have 0 nitrites and ammonia,and no more than 20ppm nitrates.
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    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....
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    ammonia and nitrites are 0. Nitrates are 10 and rising little each day. So I just make sure they stay below 20?

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    Quote Originally Posted by snipesxxx
    ammonia and nitrites are 0. Nitrates are 10 and rising little each day. So I just make sure they stay below 20?

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