07-30-2007, 06:38 PM
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Originally Posted by PLECO
you can cycle a tank faster buy putting a peac of drift wood in and a fish or 2 and i think a plant 2 a few people have luck and cycle it this way in a week
I've cycled 8 tanks recently and have to say, driftwood was the fastest of the tanks. In under a week I was already up to nitrites decreasing and nitrates rising. For faster results, you can use NitroMax or similar bacteria seed. Just be aware, cycling is individual to each tank and even with identical setups, you will get differing results.