Alittle help cycling 5 gallon Help 

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So I just got this 5 gallon tank from a friend yesterday & I have few questions about how to cycle it.

Right now I have the filter that going to be used for it in my 10 gallon for the bacteria to start growing in it, I'm planning on leaving it in there for about a month.

And this is where I need help:
Now when its been a month I have to set the 5 gallon up then put the filter in it but then I don't know what do after all that... Do I add ammonia to keep the bacteria alive? or should it be good to go... please help!
 

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After a month when you move it over it should be good to go
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Butterfly said:
After a month when you move it over it should be good to go
carol
This. +1 :;ha
 

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How are you planning on cycling it, or maintaining the cycle, now? Do you have fish? I'm sorta confused, do you have your 10 gallon now and you're using the 5 gallon to cycle the filter. Or will you have the 10 gallon in a month?

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Glad to know it will be good to go

My 10 gallon is already established & has fish in it, I'm just using it for growing the bacteria on the filter for the 5 gallon. Sorry for any confusion.
 

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D'oh! My bad, I totally misread your first post. That's what I get for trying to be on FL while my daughter is awake.

-Lisa
 

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it *should* be good to go, but I strongly suggest that you test the water parameters for the first few days, and then weekly, to make sure they are stable.
 
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Oh I will
 
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