- Step 1: Arrange The Tank, Adjust The Water Quality, Aeration And Heating.
- Step 2: Add A Cycled Filter.
- Step 3: Add A Cup Of Old Gravel And A Sufficient Amount Of Rotten Fish Feeds.
- Step 4: Add A Bottle Of Bacteria And Add Fish.
How long does it take to cycle a fish tank?
Just give the tank time. The cycling process usually takes six to eight weeks. After about eight weeks, your ammonia and Nitrite levels should be acceptable (about trace levels), and you can add more fish. Do not add more fish until the ammonia and Nitrite levels have both dropped.
How do I cycle my aquarium in a week?
- When setting up your aquarium, only add a few fish at the start.
- Feed your fish very lightly at first and then gradually increase the amount over the next four to six weeks.
- You can significantly speed up the aquarium cycling process by adding beneficial bacteria from the onset.
Can a tank cycle in 2 weeks?
You can go at least two consecutive weeks with only once a week water changes with absolutely no signs of ammonia stress. If you are testing the water, your ammonia and nitrite tests have been 0 and both remained 0 for at least eight consecutive days.