I have a 5 gal planted tank with 1 betta and 2 nerites. biggest problem I've seen is when I clean the sponge filter (place sponge filter into bag with tank water and squeeze. repeat a few times), my ammonia goes up then my nitrites. I seem to be having a mini cycle each time. I think it's...
I started up my aquarium about a month and a half ago (fish in cycle- used TSS).
Current parameters for the tank are:
Temperature- 76 degrees
Some silk plants and 2 el nino fern
Penn Plex Castle and cave
Hey guys! How long did it take you guys to cycle your freshwater fish tank? Please include information such as size of the tank and if you cycled with(how many and what fish?) or without and fish. I know there is more variables but I rather keep it simple. I am just curious to know because it...
I am currently cycling a 5 gallon Marineland Hex 5 for crystal red shrimp. I have purchased Fluval Stratum for the substrate and have added a couple of nerite snails to get things going. I am using RO water and will add GH+ before adding shrimp. Now I am finally getting ammonia readings to show...
Tomorrow my bf will flood our 12G long tank. Horray! : )
15-20 days from tomorrow we will be getting shrimps from our really good friend Eric. So in order to make sure our setup is CRS ready...meaning (S - SS Grades) ready, here is what we have so far.
Mr. Aqua 12 Gallon Long Tank.