Cycling tank

Discussion in 'Aquarium Nitrogen Cycle' started by ashleighh28, Jul 1, 2016.

  1. ashleighh28Well Known MemberMember

    My tanks cycling still but my sponge is disgusting should I rinse it??!
     
  2. Calum98Valued MemberMember

    It's me again what type of media do you have in your filter?
     
  3. TexasDomerFishlore LegendMember

    You can rinse it in old tank water or dechlorinated water. Rinsing it in tap water will kill the bacteria.
     
  4. ashleighh28Well Known MemberMember

    I've done just that and everything for my filter is fluval.
     
  5. Calum98Valued MemberMember

    Yeah as the guy above you said, rinse it in old tank water during a water change.
    And if there's multiple sponges don't replace all of them at once as its restart the cycle essentially
     
  6. ashleighh28Well Known MemberMember

    Nah just the pre sponge. Thanks guys!! Always helpful
     
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