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    Question How Much Nitrite From Ammonia

    Is that normal? Dr Tim stated if ammonia or nitrite goes above 5ppm, then do a water change. However I thought the whole reason for not adding more than 2ppm ammonia is so the nitrite does not go above 5ppm. Plus wouldn't going about 5ppm stall the cycle.
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    Question How Much Nitrite From Ammonia

    I have been cycling a 75 gallon for a week and I know I have some time to go. However, I was wondering how high should I see my Nitrite go? My Ammonia is dropping very very slow and my Nitrite has risen to 2ppm. The 2ppm and 5ppm colors are so close so I did a half strength test with tank...
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    2 Weeks And Nothing

    Thanks @AmnScottt and @toolman. I think I'll get some Dr. Tim's to try and jump start the process. I used to keep an Oscar about 5 years ago and am now just getting back into the hobby, but back then, at the 2 week mark, I at least saw something during my fishless cycle.
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    2 Weeks And Nothing

    Today makes the second week (14th day) of my fishless cycle and my ammonia has not changed. I have a 75 gallon with a fluval 406 and on the first day I filled the tank, I used Prime according to the instructions and then I added the Ace Hardware Ammonia which ended up being about 15mL in order...




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