Originally Posted by Blabomb
So exactly one week ago I started the fishless cycle using pure ammonia in my 55g tank. I put 5 mL of Ace Hardware Janitorial Strength ammonia in my tank and it brought my ammonia level to ~6ppm. Possibly a little higher. The problem is that is has been an entire week and NONE of my levels have even budged at all! Ammonia still shows ~6 on my API liquid test. Should I be worried? What should I do?
just wait a bit longer..add some tetra safe start, or plants could help out a bit..
the pure ammonia method is tricky
do another thread asking if anyone has done the pure ammonia method of cycling that might help!