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post #9 of (permalink) Old 02-05-2013, 05:33 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by d2mini View Post
Looks great. What plant is that floating on top?

So did you cycle the tank at all before adding the betta? I'm using the ada aquasoil in my betta build so I figured I'd let it cycle due to all the ammonia that is supposedly released from the AS before adding him. But I also don't have all that fancy equipment either.
Heya, that plant is Limnobium Laevigatum aka "Frogbit". The filter when I bought it was already cycled for over a year, and I transferred the substrate from my Betta's already established tank as well. With the plants and that precaution, I doubt it will experience any sort of cycle.

Letting your tank cycle sounds like a really good precaution. I've read that ammonia thing about the aquasoil as well.
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