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post #7 of (permalink) Old 02-08-2013, 07:57 PM
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Diana brings up a good point: since the Aquasoil will have to stop leaching out ammonia before you can add fish, it doesn't make much sense to try to speed up the cycling so it takes less than a month to complete - even if you do you still haven't gained much. I'm cycling my tank with Aquasoil in it now, so I plan to just wait out the ammonia leaching and assume the tank will be cycled by then too. Meanwhile I will be testing for ammonia and nitrites just to be sure. I'm using a Hamburger mattenfilter, so it's a little different.

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