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So I bought this lava rock for my cycling tank. Is this something any of you have used before? Does it help cycling or is it a dud?
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Does it give off an ammonia source? Most times you have to add in an ammonia source such as using bloodworms or fish food. Though the most effective way is to buy between two to five fish and put it in the tank, but be sure to remove the fish from the tank before putting the axie in the tank.



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Does it give off an ammonia source? Most times you have to add in an ammonia source such as using bloodworms or fish food. Though the most effective way is to buy between two to five fish and put it in the tank, but be sure to remove the fish from the tank before putting the axie in the tank.
Or you can completely avoid any animal cruelty and be optimally effective by just adding ammonia to the tank rather than stand ins.



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