03-12-2011, 02:53 PM
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It's largly unneccasary...
The bottle is sealed, correct? The bacteria will have starved.
If you want fish in it ASAP, you could easily get some nice hardy plants (like swordplants, java fern, anubias, ludwigea repens) and add a few small fish to the tank.
It's really a lot easier to grow plants than you think... I never cycle my tanks, but thats just because I put lots and lots of plants into each one. Plants absorb ammonia, so there's no need a for a cycle.
Proper lighting (can buy the flourescent tubes at home depot or wal mart for a couple dollars) and nutrients (liquid fertilisers for aquariums aren't expensive) are all you need...
If you'd rather add something to the tank, I bet a tablespoon of dirt from your yeard would have more bacteria than the nitromax... (As long as no pesticides or fertilisers have been used, it actually will work.)