Trumpet snails will eat the waste too, if you don't like additives. I've not heard of anyone using cycle to break down waste before. I don't know much about that whole line of products though so that's not saying too much.
Show tanks 125, 125, 90, 10, 5, 2.5
QTs 2x29, 2x20
125 - BGK, chanchito cichlid, pictus cats, silver dollars, palmas bichir
125 - cichlids (severums, bolivian rams, chocolate), rainbows ( turquoise, red), loaches (angelicus, zebra, kuhli and horseface), plecos (BN, RL and clown), denison barbs, tiretrack eel, pearl gouramis, betta
90 - Congo tetras, african knife, upside down cats, spotted ctenopoma, kribensis, delhezzi bichir
2.5 - betta