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Fishless Cycling Simplified

Posted By: Nic & Ric <ricw@vianet.ca>
Date: Tuesday, 26 March 2002, at 8:05 p.m.

We just completed our first fishless cycle, and I just can't say enough great things about it! I'll never even consider cycling a tank any other way now. Even though there was lots of discussion here not long ago on it, I couldn't seem to find any of the posts with actual instructions....I just don't seem to have the same command of the search engine here as BB or Robroy possess. :-\

After searching elsewhere, I found this even simpler approach that worked out great:

After seeding the tank with beneficial bacteria, either by adding gravel, filter media and/or ornaments from an established tank, or by adding bacteria booster such as Hagen's Cycle, add pure ammonia (no perf