Originally Posted by gbose
Sorry to say this, but I doubt you have any beneficial bacteria. If you did, your nitrate level would be higher than 0.... Of course, you may just be using a bad test kit (are you using paper strips?)
But you're right to take every step to protect any bacteria you do have.
Hmmm. This whole cycling thing is driving me nuts! I am using a liquid test kit so I doubt I'm getting bad results. So what should my Nitrates be? All other water values are good, right? Thanks.