06-15-2007, 11:09 PM
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Originally Posted by MattD
A water change.
Please, for the sake of your fish, don't add them until your tank is cycled. This will also save you tons of stress, money and annoyance. I know it's hard to resist but you'll be happy you waited.
This is solid advice. I would just like to add, have patience adding the fish after the cycling is complete. It takes a long time to build up a good bio filter and even though a tank is cycled, adding new fish will introduce new ammonia and subsequent nitrite spikes. With your ammonia still being at .75 ppm, you're near lethal levels for a lot of fish.