Posts Tagged ‘biological cycle

10 Reasons to Cycle your Betta Tank

Tank cycling is when we assist our aquarium in growing a colony of beneficial bacteria that will consume dangerous ammonia and nitrite, the byproducts of fish waste and other decaying organic debris. This is a naturally occurring process that, given the right conditions, would occur anyway in your tank. When you cycle your tank you simply allow [...]

The Nitrogen Cycle & Fishless Cycling Method

In an aquarium or fish bowl the fish give off waste, which over a short time breaks down into toxic ammonia.