Ammonium Chloride Solution for Fishless Cycling
Ammonium Chloride Solution for Fishless Cycling
Ammonium Chloride for Fishless Cycling

Ammonium Chloride Solution for Fishless Cycling

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This bottle of reagent grade ammonium chloride is for use when fishless cycling. Concentration is 50 mg/L of total ammonia-nitrogen (TAN). Dose 1 drop per gallon of aquarium water.  Use with One and Only Nitrifying Bacteria.

1 drop equals 0.05 ml so this bottle will treat 1,180 gallons.

Generally during a fishless cycle one needs to add ammonium chloride to their tank 3 or 4 times so this bottle is enough ammonia to cycle aquariums up to 250 gallons.

Some conversions:

1 teaspoon equals about 5 ml which is 100 drops
1 tablespoon equals almost 15 ml which is 300 drops
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Ratingthis product is the best

3/24/2016 By: from San Jose California.

But ammonia product use it like it said and cycled my tank in 2 weeks 60 gallon

RatingA Little Goes A Long Way

12/24/2015 By: from Tucson, AZ.

I purchased the 4oz bottle to dose with thinking 2oz wasn't enough. I used a total of 180 drops. I have almost a full bottle still. Doesn't even look like I used it. It's really good stuff though, get's your tank full of Ammonia in no time. Will always recommend this for starting a tank.

RatingGreat Product

10/27/2015 By: from Mission Viejo, Ca.

I wanted to move my fish to a new larger tank, but didn't know where to begin. The instructions on this site were very helpful. I was having trouble locating the pure ammonia that was needed for a fishless cycle. This product did the trick. I was at my door in a couple of days after ordering. I was able to cycle my tank in no time.

RatingNo success yet...

4/13/2015 By: from Gardner, MA.

Day 19 of fishless cycle using Ammonium Chloride and Dr. Tim's One and Only nitrifying bacteria. Ammonia still the same as day 1, 3.0 ppm, 0 nitrites, 0 nitrates. This is with pH of 7.6, lots of aeration and temp of 86 F. Still waiting... gave 3 stars because it MIGHT still cycle, I don't know

RatingIt Works

3/1/2015 By: from Aurora, Colorado.

Just used the ammonium with a new 105 gallon tank. Then I used One and Only Nitrifying Bacteria. With 24 hours the new tank was established with the bacteria. Glad I discovered these products.