Leaving for 5 days

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by WetWork, Dec 19, 2012.

  1. WetWorkValued MemberMember

    I am going to be out of town for 5 days. My tank is currently still being cycled (pure ammonia fishless cycle). My tank is currently at the point where 4 ppm of Ammonia is being converted to nitirite in 24 hours. If i dose up to 4 ppm the day I leave, will the bacteria be okay or will it die off? I was thinking I could add some fish food the day I leave since it would slowly release ammonia. Any thoughts?
     
  2. Jaysee

    JayseeFishlore LegendMember

    Welcome to the forum

    I would just leave things be. In fact, you may come home to find the tank has finished the cycle in your absence.
     
  3. OP
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    WetWorkValued MemberMember

    Cool thanks for the reply Jaysee.
     
  4. Eienna

    EiennaFishlore VIPMember

    +1 to Jaysee
     




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