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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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.

RatingVery pleased

2/4/2015 By: from WV.

I ordered this product after being unable to find any pure ammonia in my town. I used it to cycle my 29 gallon aquarium and it only took from Jan 19th- Feb 2nd to fully cycle my tank. My aquarium now processes about 4ppm of the solution into 0 Ammo 0 Nitrites in 24 hours. Very pleased!

RatingGood stuff

8/14/2014 By: from louisville.

This stuff works great I used this with one and only what a way to feed your bacteria with out using fish to cycle your aquarium once I got the ammonia where I wanted it was just a matter of days and watched how tank cycled and best thing of all didn't have to kill fish in the process great job Dr Tim

RatingBetter than a dead shrimp!

2/21/2014 By: from Nem Mexico.

Works well. You can control how much ammonia is in your system, I had to use more than recommended to reach the initial 2ppm (testing about 20 min after adding) but my tank was cycled in 2 weeks.