In a new aquarium, harmful ammonia and nitrite build up from fish waste, often resulting in fish loss or “new tank syndrome”.the unique, patented nitrifying bacteria in quick start are scientifically proven to quickly consume ammonia and nitrite to help prevent “new tank syndrome.”. With that out of the way, you can start cycling your aquarium.
Fishless cycles are quicker & better for the fish, so i suggest taking that path.
Api quick start aquarium. When i was there i found a product called api quick start it says on the bottle allows instant addition to fish and also immediately starts aquarium cycle. Adding quick start on its own will result in all of them dying. I noticed a foul odor and lots of stuff (bacteria, i'm presuming) floating around in.
Used the testing kits and obtained the following results. Add 10 ml per 10 u.s. Api® quick start nitrifying bacteria allows for the instant addition of fish, as it immediately starts the natural aquarium cycle with beneficial bacteria, which converts toxic ammonia into nitrite, then into harmless nitrate to help prevent fish loss in your tank.
Use the api dosing cap on bottle. I’m doing daily water changes, and i can siphon out water from the tank just fine, but for putting it back in, i’m using a 2 l dedicated fish water pitcher.i add a little (ok, a lot) api quick start and a little api stress coat + to each pitcher. How to use api quick start, any tips?
Ammonia is produced in your tank from decaying. So, i have a 20 gallon tank, the aqueon aquarium starter kit. Api quick start freshwater and saltwater aquarium nitrifying bacteria allows immediate addition of fish to a new freshwater or saltwater aquarium as it immediately starts the aquarium cycle.
Bought the chemicals and put them into the tank. By limiting the amount of toxic ammonia and nitrite, quick start helps keep your fish healthy and aliv However, i received a new bottle today and was concerned about using it.
Api quick start helps to reduce the chance of fish loss when starting a new tank by limiting the toxic ammonia within fish tanks from building up. It is considered a water conditioner and works by neutralizing ammonia and nitrite into the harmless nitrate compound. Keeping an aquarium is a highly personal and creative project, as no two fish tanks are exactly the same, and this.
Quick view add to cart. This cycle, can take 2 to 6 weeks to fully establish in a new freshwater aquarium and will be necessary for the health of your fish. How do i properly cycle, and how often do i do water changes?
Api® quick start nitrifying bacteria allows for the instant addition of fish, as it immediately starts the natural aquarium cycle with beneficial bacteria, which converts toxic ammonia into nitrite, then into harmless nitrate to help prevent fish loss in your tank. Turned the pump and heater on and left them running. For saltwater aquariums, double the dose.
Without these beneficial nitrifying bacteria, toxic ammonia quickly builds up in the aquarium and will stress the fish. The chemicals consisted of water dechlorinator and the api quick start. Now we are going to get a little scientific here.
This treatment also helps to maintain an active biological filter in an established aquarium for healthy water conditions. Use when starting a new aquarium, adding new fish, changing water, changing filter media, after medicating, or whenever ammonia or nitrite are detected. Before you start with the nitrogen cycle you need the ammonia lowered as much as possible.
Quick view add to cart. Hopefully, that put’s your mind at ease when it comes to using these products. Setup the tank and filled with water.
The quick start guide to freshwater aquariums. I haven't had a problem with this product. I know it’s more than the recommended amount, but the bucket i siphon into i don’t trust, and there is no way i could lift a large bucket.
How long does it take to cycle a tank? Dechlorinate your water no less than 24 hours before adding the bacteria. So today i went to the store to pick up some fabric plants for my new betta 10 gallon tank.
Discussion starter · #1 · 18 d ago. The answer is, api quick start overdose just doesn’t happen. Often known as new tank syndrome, the harmful levels of ammonia and nitrite due to fish waste will often prove fatal to fish, before the natural filtration can be established.
Best for use when starting a new aquarium, after water changes and filter. Does api quick start help at all, or shorten the time of cycling? Follow these exact steps to properly use tetra safestart or api quick start:
Api quick start liquid is easy to use, works fast and is an affordable addition to speed up your main water filtering process. Gallons (38 l) of aquarium water. The same can be said for dechlorinator and stress coat chemicals.
Api quick start features a unique nitrifiying bacteria that consumes ammonia and nitrite to prevent new tank syndrome. quick start allows for the immediate addition of fish to a new freshwater or saltwater aquarium. So you either add quick start & then add the fish no more than 24 hours afterwards, or you can do a fishless cycle using fish food/pure ammonia & quick start.