filter boost is ok…trouble is that you need something for your
filter bacteria to feed on…fish flakes…frozen prawns laying about
that you're not having for a prawn cocktail at dinner :lol:
or if you plan on fish less cycling then pure ammonia is what people
any friends with aquariums ? if so ask them to donate some of their
media from their filter to you,then you can get some fish.
It will take several weeks to cycle your tank. I think that it is easier to cycle without the fish in it, you don't have to worry about killing any fish. I set my tank up and added a pinch or so of flaked food each day, tested the water to see the cycle go thru the correct stages, then it will be safe to add fish. Read up on cycling an aquarium and get a good test kit-not the strips- and have patience. I have cycled with and without fish and it was much harder to cycle with them. Had to do water changes and testing daily and I still lost 1 fish. Good luck and do some research before you start, try to know what you are getting into! LOL
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