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new tank, ammonia=0.25 mg/liter
I am in the process of cycling a brand new 50 gal. planted tank, with a few
fish. The fish have been in there for a couple of days. This morning the
ammonia reading is 0.25 mg/liter. Nitrite-nitrogen concentration is too
low to be detected. Do I need to do anything?
I can top up the tank, as some water has been lost due to evaporation
(approx. 1 gal.).
One suggestion was to put peat in the filter to reduce pH (currently pH is
Any other suggestions? Or do I just wait it out?
Thanks, help is needed.