Is this proper setup to begin cycle for 6G tank? - Page 2 - Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #11 of 12 Old 09-06-2007, 07:47 AM
New Member
also on top of the cycling the heater is a must even for a betta. bettas are not coldwater fish, even though they CAN live that way.
Follow It Home is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #12 of 12 Old 09-06-2007, 04:44 PM
Andyandsue's Avatar
Hi. I'm going to jump in here... I also own an Eclipse, actually two of them. They are great, but in my opinion it's the BioWheel which makes it great. There are only a few problems that I've run into and one being the gunk on the wheel and the impellor getting easily slowed down. I thought you may want to think about doing a fully planted tank with because if you get any free floating stuff bi-products it will require more maintenance with this filter.

I do like planted tanks though and what I've done is mix live and artificial. It fools the eye so you can't tell which is which.

Here are my two favorite links for cycling information.

Also, I do use the product they talk about, BioSpira. Worked like a charm to get 0 ammonia overnight without chemicals. That is my experience anyway.


Pardon the pun, but I'm hooked!
Andyandsue is offline  

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What would a proper quarantine tank look like for Ottos? pdxKris Catfish 5 09-12-2009 11:01 PM
Proper Tank Maintenance? mischievouscat Beginner Freshwater Aquarium 6 08-24-2008 12:49 PM
will begin cycle end of this month - this is what i got bobo Beginner Saltwater Aquariums 21 01-19-2008 03:04 AM
Tank Setup - Weird Cycle Choice FishN00b Beginner Freshwater Aquarium 8 04-26-2007 02:24 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome