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Default new tank cycling

hi,
just need to know im cycling my new tank (5ft 58 gallons)
on week 2 just done a reading
ammonia 0
nitrite 0.3 0.5
nitrate 20
i have 11 cardinal tetra`s in and they are fine,
wondering should i do a big water change eg 50%
or have been doing 25% per week ok
thanks
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Default Re: new tank cycling

If it were me I would stick with what you are doing, as it appears to be working.
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