Sustaining a newly-cycled unstocked tank?

Lylelovett

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Hi all,

I did a fishless tank cycle and am getting some nice diatom growth.

I am going to wait until after the first of the year to stock my tank, but obviously want to keep the cycle going. I'm assuming I need to continue to add some ammonia every so often to keep it going?

Has anyone done this? How often and how much ammonia should I add?

I appreciate any expertise you can lend,
J
 
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Yes! I'm excited about the diatoms! :)



I have a 150gal tank... any idea of how much I should drop in there?

Since there isn't any bioload right now, a pinch will do broadcasted around the tank.
 

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