We all have to go through it, setting up that new aquarium, followed by the dreaded 'cycle'. And we've all probably said to ourselves at some point, "Is there any way I can speed this up, or better yet, just avoid it entirely?" Unfortunately there is no way to instantly establish a stable nitrogen cycle in a new aquarium. However, there are ways to speed up the aquarium cycle
, which will reduce the stress your fish experience. Have you come up with your own tips
for ways to shorten the cycle?
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