Tank Cycle Question for Dwarf Puffer

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tmgarcia70
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Tank Cycle Question for Dwarf Puffer

Post by tmgarcia70 » Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:16 am

Hi! Today is the first day that my Ammonia was 0, Nitrite 0 and Nitrate was 40-80 (will do water change tomorrow) to see if it goes down. I was wondering how long should I ensure my tank is good to go before I add a Dwarf Puffer? I was planning on waiting about 7 days adding ammonia to get about 2ppm and ensure it is gone (along with Nitrite) in 12 hours. Is 2ppm enough to dose or should I do 4ppm? I plan on getting 1 but no more than 2 for my 10 gallon tank. Thank you!

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Re: Tank Cycle Question for Dwarf Puffer

Post by Pufferpunk » Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:52 pm

Did you cut the ammonia in half, after starting to see nitrite?
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Re: Tank Cycle Question for Dwarf Puffer

Post by tmgarcia70 » Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:51 pm

No I kept the ammonia at between 2 and 4. I'm pretty sure the first time I tested I had some nitrites.

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