The longest running Amphibian Community on the Internet.

Tags Register FAQ Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Caudata.org Store

Notices

Axolotl tank set-ups, filters, substrate Discussions on tanks, temperature, filters, gravel, lights etc.

Reply

 

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 19th June 2018   #1
Kingfisher
Member
 
Kingfisher's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2018
Nationality:
Location: [ Members Only ]
Posts: 75
Gallery Images: 0
Comments: 0
Rep: Kingfisher has started on the right path
Default Fishless Aquarium Cycling With Household Ammonia

Hi
I'm trying to do a fishless cycling of a new Finnex PX360 canister filter in a 10 gallon aquarium that I'm going to use as a intermediate home for my 2 juvenile axxies.
All I have in the tank only half full of water is a 2" Y PVC pipe, 2 artificial plants and 2 anubia barteri. I raised the temp to 85F, added an air stone. I put 2ml of ammonia in the water at the start 9 days ago to raise the level to 2 - 4 ppm. I just took the anubia barteri out of the tank today because the temperature might be too high for it. The edges of the leaves were getting wilted and turning brown.
My question is the ammonia level hasn't changed since I put it in, should I still be adding more ammonia in everyday or just leave it until the level goes down. Should I be doing anything else? This is the first time trying to do a fishless cycle.
Thanks in advance!



Kingfisher is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
ammonia, cycling

Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads

Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Question: Fishless cycle using API quick start and Dr. Tim's ammonia matthewg Axolotl tank set-ups, filters, substrate 0 30th April 2017 14:46
Ammonia Question (Fishless Cycling) Icyriah Axolotl General Discussion 1 14th July 2015 16:22
Help with fishless cycling Youcanhumpmyleg Axolotl tank set-ups, filters, substrate 4 28th March 2015 14:21
Using bottled ammonia for a fishless cycle? BinaryRun Axolotl tank set-ups, filters, substrate 7 13th March 2014 19:28
Fishless Cycling Krispen Axolotl tank set-ups, filters, substrate 6 26th July 2013 03:17


All times are GMT. The time now is 08:41.