cycling

  1. anddak

    Cycling won't start - advice please

    Hi All, I've set up my first tank about 2 weeks ago, but unfortunately, I haven't had the chance to start cycling right after, because I was away and I wanted to monitor it closely, so I started cycling about 4-5 days ago. I am trying to do a fishless cycle with fish food (flakes). I added a...
  2. J

    Re-scraping with fully cycled filter - when can I re-add fish?

    Hi guys So I want to re-scape my 120L which has been set up for 6 months now. It has a stock of 20 or so and is filtered by an Oase Biomaster Thermo 350. If I reuse the same filter and media (just un-plug and re-plug within a few hours) and if I reuse some of the gravel and substrate, plus I...
  3. Aqua Hero

    plants filtering the water

    do plants really absorb ammonia and nitrite and if so how well do they absorb it
  4. Glenda Steel

    Our very first tank - the Fluval Edge 46 litre!

    I am hesitant in posting these photo's at all as there are so many expert tanks on show here, but I hope you'll forgive the novice blunders (and my terrible photography)! Our tank is as follows: - Tank: Fluval Edge 46 litre (12 Us gallons), no additional lighting but an E series Fluval heater...
  5. michael woods

    Can anyone help...ph question

    Ok so I'm about 4 weeks into my first aquascape and the tank is nearly cycled...showing 0.25 ammonia and 0.25 nitrite with 10ppm nitrate. I'm running an ei dosing schedule with a 50% water change on Sundays. It's a 64 litre tank with a pressurised co2 system pumping around 2bps and no fish in...
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