can i use pure ammonia(100%) to cycle it or do i need something special and there will be live rock
Jst add one peice of any food in the tank and the cycle will start. For faster cycle add bio spira
like flakes or pellets and does it have to be specially for saltwater fish food
Add a peice of a shrimp a very small peice of shrimp
is that it??so i don't have to add ammonia for a few weeks till a cycle starts? And why shrimp?
Yes thats it the shrimp will release ammonia in the tank little things will get a lot done in a saltwater aquarium some even cycle the tank without any ammonia addition ... Jst add a small peice of shrimp n leave the rest to the super smart bacterias
Shrimp will work, but it is messy and smelly. I would do a fishless cycle with ammonia.
so it the same as cycling a fw aquarium or do i have to look for different things
Pure ammonia works fine. Just make sure you have dry/live rocks in it and monitor the ammonia/nitrite cycle throughout the process, but yes, it's the same as cycling a freshwater.
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