submitted by Brian of (Rockford Fishkeeping)
September 4, 2019

Its something a lot of people have a problem with cuz its not “dumbed down enough” … i used to say this all the time working at the many pet shops I worked for.

1. you feed the fish
2. the fish Poop
3. the Poop brakes down into ammonia
4. bacteria grows and eats the Ammonia and produce Nitrite
5. more bacteria grows and eats the Nitrite and produces Nitrate
6. Nitrate is removed via water changes

*this “cycle” takes place over about a month