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Does API Quick Start Do Anything For a Water Change on a Cycled Tank?


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In all fairness, I dont perceive much of a benefit in an uncycled aquarium…  I would be hard pressed to buy it to use in a cycled aquarium.

i have cycled multiple tanks and have not seen much of a benefit from any of the bacteria in a bottle products vs not using them. And that was with multiple dosings in the tanks I tried cycling with bacteria in a bottle.


the only people that derived any benefit from the products in my experience are the retailers and manufacturers…

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unfortunately API can say and advertise anything they want.

Take that how you wish. 

I wouldn't use it. 

Their data sheet shows less than 1%   (<1%) nitrosomonas eutropha and nitrobacter winogradski.

 To me this means could be zero.

It also shows greater than 60% water (>60%) , this could mean 100% water.

https://apifishcare.com/pdfs/QUICK START SAFETY DATA SHEET_1612535979.pdf

I also saw a chart showing it reduced ammonia and nitrite through a cycle. This chart was a product from their own company. 

Just being real here. 


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