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FINALLY :) :) complete!
Well irony has hit me again hehe but this time its nice.
As some of you may remember I was having toruble with my cycling getting past the nitrite spike. well im am officially at 0 ammonia, 0 nitrites and 40ppm nitrates :) :)
Very nearly went bad...got a bout of Ich at the end but all signs ofit have diapeared and I have 1 malachite green treatment to got then I can finish stocking :)
Thanks for everyones good advice
The ironic thing about all this is i bought Prime to protect the fish from nitrite levels and the day i buy it thencycle completes :)
Congrats. My tank took forever to cycle too (8 wks). What types of fishies will you be stocking it with>
I'm thinking some cardinals and maybe some type of gourami pair like maybe honeys. I'm waiting 1 full week before adding stock just to allow the biofilter to stabilize
i did get a wakeup call on how many water changes I did. The bottle of start right I was using is almost gone. that treats 480 us gallons. also used a different conditioner before that and it is gone. that bottle was good for 300 gallons.
water changes over last 8 weeks almost 780 gallons!
Bloody hell! How bigs the tank?
Was it a fishless or stocked cycle?
cycle WITH fish 30 gal 36x16x12
8 weeks to cycle
daily pwc's add up
I am glad your tank is finally ready. Good luck with your fish.
congrats on the success!! once you get it stocked you gotta post some pics so we can see the outcome!!
Your town just declared a mysterious water shortage. (hee hee)
Glad you're all set. We'll wait for pics.
1 other highpoint
not 1 fish death :-D
Congrats, I'm a little jealous!!! My nitrites havent gone down yet, but I'm really hoping they will soon. I did go through some deaths though, but four tetras are hanging in there and seem to be good now!
I'm with everone else, lets see some pictures!!!
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