Originally Posted by slowdown
Thanks so much!!
One last question -- I moved him into the tank before I'd ever heard of the concept of "cycling." I'm monitoring ammonia levels every 2 days, with 30% (roughly) water changes 2x/week, and will do more if needed.
It's just the one fish in the 5 gallon tank.
Is this okay, or is it still a problem to have him in the tank while it cycles? And how long will the cycling take?
Your cycling shouldn't take too terribly long in the 5g. Prime is a really good product to use if you have an uncycled tank.
I did in fish cycling. None of them died except for my neons...they kinda commited fishy suicide though by making themselves stuck in plants that they couldn't get through...then they'd have little fishy heart attacks...it was sad....