Originally Posted by Hallyx
I have a freshly cycled 5gal tank. Do to the proverbial unforeseen circumstances, I am unable to stock it right now. I'm currently treating the tank to 1ppm ammonia every day or so. Is there an easier way to keep the nitrifying bacteria healthy?
Just stocking it with fish? or something else? If stocking only refers to fish, I would say to add a large nerite snail and feed it everyday to keep the cycle. nerite because they don't unexpectedly take over your tank like other snails. Return it to the pet shop are you're done :)