Cycling 2.5 is impossible after a couple of months - varies all over the lot. I guess that agrees with all of the advice here on the forum.
I also just realized that the location is in line with a heat vent across the room (about 10 to 12 ft.). I want to relocate to a spot under an east facing window. I usually don't open the blinds until the sun has moved from directly falling through the window. Do you guys think that is wise?
I'm going to pick up a 5.0 gal at Petco tomorrow. I have a AZOO Mignon filter and a 25W Hydor heater that will transfer over to the new tank. The temp has remained constant for the whole time. The current water data, ammonia - 2.0, Nitrite - 0, Nitrate - >20<40, temp - 79. Is that a sensible plan for one betta that I don't have yet. It will probably be a Petco/Petsmart HM variety