Still no nitrites

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Triggerman

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I started cycling my tank March 18. Today is 6weeks and one day,still no nitrites. Have kept ammonia level at 4ppm. Ph is fine. Salinity 1.023,temp 82.
I have wet/dry running,powerhead,and double biowheel for circulation. Tons of air infusion going on and warmer temp. I am using Dr Tim's pure ammonium chloride.
How long did your tank take to cycle?
 

CinnamonPearl

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Hm, strange. Usually nitrites would start appearing by now. Try and find some seeded filter material or gravel from an established tank and stick it in your filter. Are you absolutely sure your ammonia is only 4ppm? Any higher, and the cycle will stall.
 

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Cinnamonpearl:
Why are you replying now. This post is over a year and a half old. Either he quit trying or his tank has been exstablished already. I wish people stop answering post that are very old.
 

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Oh, I'm so sorry! I would never usually do that, I just didn't see the date. My bad, my bad.
 

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Spank! Spank! :p
 

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Oh, I'm so sorry! I would never usually do that, I just didn't see the date. My bad, my bad.
Sorry, to sound mean. Not mad, but no spank from me. ;)
 
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