Tag Archives: Fish

Fishless Cycling With Fish Food Flakes

Purpose: To cycle a new aquarium in preparation for the addition of fish by using fishfood to generate ammonia for 1st stage bacteria to begin the nitrogen cycle. This method is kinder to your fish than using fish to cycle. Try it, you’ll be very surprised, and encouraged by the results. a) Once your aquarium […]



Nitrogen Cycle for Everyone

If this blog had a second title, it would be “How to Not Kill Your Fish.” Please read on. You may not hear about it in the pet shop, but establishing the nitrogen cycle in your new aquarium is the single most important step toward successful fish keeping. Why? Because most living things produce toxic […]