So it's been a week and I have been diligently adding Seed to my tank to cycle it. I have dead rock and dead sand in the tank. I have followed every single dosing suggestion but after a week Ammonia is still 0, nitrite still 0 and nitrate is also 0. How do I cycle the tank? Is it usual...
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Ammonia and new tankHello! I recently just set up a new tank a few weeks back. I tested the water today and it came back with high ammonia. I read that it's common with a new tank but I was wondering what I could do to help alleviate the high ammonia. Any advice or help would be greatly appreciated! Thank you!
New Tank and High AmmoniaHello! I recently just set up a new tank a few weeks back. I tested the water today and it came back with high ammonia. I read that it's common with a new tank but I was wondering what I could do to help alleviate the high ammonia. Any advice or help would be greatly appreciated! Thank you!Last edited by JenLouise; 08-18-2015, 17:23. Reason: adding words
My tank's always reading 0 ppm nitrate and I only recently started dosing Flourish Nitrogen at the amount required to raise Nitrate to 10 ppm. However, after 1 day and no water change, the tank went from 10 ppm to 0 ppm. I'm guessing this is a slap you in the face sign of nitrogen deficiency?...
What Exactly Does Grey Mean?So I bought Seachem Ammonia Alert to help gauge how well my fish-less cycle was doing "at-a-glance" but I'm having trouble reading it.
In the packet it was yellow and holding it above my Ammonia bottle causes it to go purple, so that's fine. But I can't make sense of the normal...
Old tank, nitrates on the riseHi Seachem
Been using severl of your products and been really happy with what you have so far. Now to my new problem.
My reef tank is about three years old now and has lately been showing some rising ammonia levels (0.25 ppm) along with nitrates (5 ppm). I think this might...
amGuard helpHi! my 200g FOWLR is having an ammonia spike right now. Its a new tank and i just finished cycling it.. the problem is, after everytthing went to zero, i had a 1 day power outage.. and i have fish arriving that week end! ammonia rose again to 0.25 but i still continued adding the salaria and a pair...
Products & medicationI have a 29 gallon tank that is used as a goldfish quarantine tank. We treat the fish for one week with a general internal/external parasite medication. After that the critters are fed to axolotls.
Because we are treating the tank, there is no carbon/chemical based filtration in the tank...since...
Stability and high ammoniaHello
I have been doing a fishless cycle for about 2 weeks. The ammonia level has risen steadily during these 2 weeks due to the dead material on the rocks (the rocks in the tank are not live rock, but dried up pieces of what used to be live rock).
Worried about the continual...