Got it, thank you. I will wait until nitrites went up and down and add the algae then.
Little progress on the tank: I successfully tested
I neglected to add, in the future, I will likely go rainbows or kribs (all mail order btw, no lfs here). Not too many if that makes a difference, or
In a hurry, I ordered 2 9v submersibles from amazon last week, went to check my delivery status today and they are still sitting in my cart, not actually
It's not so much that the macroalgae consumes ammonia more quickly than the bacteria will, just that the macroalgae can more easily consume ammonia than
Nitrate 0 before or after a the weekly water change?