I was expecting this cycling to take longer than a week. Maybe the system isn't ready yet.You tell me.
Day 1 - I added enough ammonia (Ace Hardware's Janitorial Ammonia) to raise the level to 4-5 ppm. pH was 7.8, nitrite and nitrate were 0.
Day 2 - the ammonia dropped to 2 ppm, everything else remained the same. I did not add more ammonia on day 2.
Day 3 - I added sufficient ammonia to maintain t…
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