Originally Posted by thekoimaiden
Ya. You can only fight mother nature so much. Plus, having a cycled tank is a great thing. You don't have to worry about your fish getting ammonia poisoning when you go away for a while. I've left my tanks for up to 2 weeks with no ill effects.
Wow....yeah that is great! So should I just keep doing what I'm doing and wash the filter media in dirty aquarium water?
I feel Like I should change the media....like, ever.....Doesn't the activated carbon only last so long?