New to Aquarium stuff, Melting Monte Carlo

  1. K

    Koi Betta New Member Member

    Hello experts, Im new to this hobby and I need some help. ive been scouring the internet about why my Monte Carlo is melting but the answer only pertain to the poster question. Here are some detail.

    Im doing a fishless cycle
    week 1
    water temp: 84F (speed up bacteria growth) just lowered to 80F this morning this happen.
    PH: 7.0
    AM: 2.0 and dropping
    No2: 0
    No3: 30

    Sunsun 303B
    20 gal. long
    substrate: gravel
    Light: Single bulb Corallife T8/17W 24'' 10,000K ( that's all they had at my LFS during the time)
    Light on/off: 12 pm to 8/9 pm
    Media: lava rock and polyester

    Dosing Product:
    Seachem Prime (water change)
    Seachem Flourish Potassium ( only put 1 cupful according to instruction as needed)
    Seachem Flourish Excel ( 1 cupful according to instruction)
    Seachem Stability ( 1 cupful according to instruction)
    No Co2 tanks (maybe buy one after save up money)

    Sorry for this mass of text but I feel bad cause I don't want to give up to early on this hobby plus the $ investment I just put in :/
    I hope my grass and moss don't melt ><

    Any advice will be greatly appreciative!!!

  2. OP

    Koi Betta New Member Member

    sorry for the same picture post is learning curve for me
  3. OP

    Koi Betta New Member Member