Cycling 20g

Discussion in 'Aquarium Nitrogen Cycle' started by Prism, Aug 3, 2017.

  1. PrismWell Known MemberMember

    Hey! I'm cycling my 20gL, and I need a little help. I used TSS+, I dosed about 2ML of ammonia first, but it still hasn't gone, I dosed it on Tuesday. But its not gone, what do I do?
  2. minervalongWell Known MemberMember

    It takes a while for the TSS+ bacteria to establish. That is why it says to not test or anything for at least a week. I'd leave it until next Tuesday before I even tested again.
  3. PrismWell Known MemberMember

    When I have dosed my other tanks with TSS+, we waited for about a hour, and then dosed the ammonia. It all worked.
  4. FanaticFishlore VIPMember

    Actually, TSS+ has to have an ammonia source within 24 hours of being added.
    If we waited that long, it would have all died.
  5. minervalongWell Known MemberMember

    Yes it does need ammonia, and it seems as if you added ammonia already and it is still reading ammonia. What I am saying is that it takes a while for the BB to mature enough to handle the ammonia you put in there.

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