Great Value Ammonia Fishless Cycle

Discussion in 'Saltwater Beginners' started by sgh360, Dec 24, 2009.

  1. sgh360Valued MemberMember

    Hi there i bought the GVA at walmart

    Ingridents are
    Ammonium Hydroxide

    Will Freshwater fish food work to start the cycle?
  2. LucyModeratorModerator Member

    Unfortunately, not. The ammonia can't have any additives like surfactant.

    I got my ammonia at a local grocery store.
    I've heard Ace Hardware carries ammonia wiht no additives.
    Last edited: Dec 24, 2009
  3. MeenuFishlore VIPMember

    I agree with Lucy. Sufracant is soap, I think. You definitely don't want to put that in your aquarium.
  4. sgh360Valued MemberMember

    ok thx

    How about will freswater fish food work on a marine tank?
  5. MeenuFishlore VIPMember

    Can't you put a shrimp piece in a sock and put it in there? :;dk

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