Aquarium Filtration Aquarium Water Treatment


CYCLING AN AQUARIUM Why Cycle at All? Cycling an Aquarium is done because all living things create waste. Feces, uneaten food, and waste all build up in aquariums. The build-up of waste and excrement is what produces ammonia and nitrites which are both very painful for fish and can kill them or make them very sick. Ammonia literally burns fish. . . . similar to the type of burn you would receive from ingesting bleach or other kinds of household cleaners or acids. (This would burn your eyes, throat, nose,…

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