Tag: Beneficial bacteria
What is a Fishless Cycle?
Aquarists know that cycling a new tank is obligatory. You have to go through the process of cycling whether you want to or not. Aquarists can cycle their aquariums in various ways with higher efficiency or faster results. For instance, you can have a fish cycle or fishless cycle; you can branch further into more […]
Why Nitrates won’t go down after Water Changes?
The conventional or rather universally agreed-upon method of reducing nitrates is water change. In this blog alone, I recommend performing 10% to 15% water change biweekly to flush out extra nitrates. Then, why is this method not effective over time? Are you not doing something right? And if that is not the case, what is? […]
How long do Beneficial bacteria take to grow?
As a beginner aquarist, you’re always told about how vital cycling your new fish tank is. Specifically, you want to know how long these famous beneficial bacteria take to grow! In the cycling of water in aquariums, beneficial bacteria take anywhere between 14 days to 2 months to grow fully. It largely depends on the […]