I have 150 litre tank, T8 30 w lighting which i have on for 6 hrs a day and air pump on after lights go out for about 8 hrs a day.
I have 200w heater set at 25c and canister filter.
I do not have CO2 injection and want to keep to what I have.
Have Fluval Plant and Shrimp Stratum Aquasoil.
Have shell grit in canister filter to raise kh.
I have 6 Red Eyed Tetra, 1 tiny Brislenose Catfish.
Added 6 Tiger Barb last Week
End of 9th week and still cycling.
Thursday- added 6 Tiger Barb Ammonia 0.0, ph 7.6
Friday- Ammonia 0.25, ph 7.6
Saturday- Ammonia 0.5, ph 7.6, so did 50% water change, after Ammonia 0.25, ph 7.6.
Sunday- Ammonia .4, ph 7.6
Monday- Ammonia 0.75, ph 7.6, so did 60% water change,after Ammonia .3 ph 7,6
Tuesday- Ammonia .5 ph 7.6
Wednesday- Ammonia 1.0 ph 7.6, so did 75% water change, after Ammonia 0.20, ph 7.6
I THINK I HAVE NEW TANK SYNDROME.
Please help ?