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post #11 of 12 Old 06-16-2007, 11:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Silli_Millivanilli
how do you know when your tank has completed the cycle?

These are the 2 pages I used to learn about cycling. It's written very well which makes it easy to understand and make sense of it all. I would've been lost without this.


Pardon the pun, but I'm hooked!
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post #12 of 12 Old 06-17-2007, 01:35 AM
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kateyoup...nitrate is not actually a bacteria in itself. There is bacteria that converts nitrite into nitrate but nitrate is a chemical. But yes, you will know your tank has cycled when ammonia and nitrite are very low and nitrate is steadily climbing.

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