However I'm using as many shortcuts as I can or am aware of.
- Borrowed media from established tank.
- Running 5 filters on it.
- Took 80% of the dirty water from the female betta tanks before dumping out the rest.
- Added a cap of the filter boost stabilizer.
- Turned up the heater to 89 degrees.
There's nothing in the tank other than gravel, some decorations and the fake plants.
Once the ammonia & nitrates show up, I'll throw in some live floating plants.
I don't think lights would help with the cycling, but turning up the heat would