I don't have any problem using ordinary aquarium gravel for growing/maintaining plants, but that's mainly because my plants are primarily water column
I hate those with a passion ... I have had to nuke several tanks thanks to them.
I said I like Oto's I will probably do that.
As pointed out numerous times on the net, anything short of copper medicine or hyposalinity treatment will not do anything at all to kill Ich (Cryptocaryon
Ok got this thread caught up to where I am at today. Tomorrow will add some ammonia and start the next stage of my cycle
well today is day 6 and my water test shows .25ppm ammonia so i need to dose it again now but I have read some ppl do partial water changes at this