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I have been all over this forum lately, and I apologize if you're all getting sick of me by now! You've been true lifesavers, that's for sure. I have a question about my 30 gallon tank. I got it as an upgrade from a 10 gallon (I had no idea what I was doing) and started cycling, with the fish (already had them) in it, mid-February. First few weeks, everything's going smoothly. I start getting nitrites....okay good. But it has been 10 weeks altogether (keep in mind, I did have a filter break around mid-March and had to switch it out, but I transferred the media into the new filter. I also bought extra biomedia and added it to the filter during this process, and added crushed coral as a substrate last week) and my nitrites are STILL spiking. Strangely, the only time they disappear is when I'm running a round of prazi in the tank. Then, ALL values are zero. What is going on??? Ammonia: 0.25ppm Nitrite: 0.25-0.5ppm Nitrate: 5ppm pH: 8.2 ^This is roughly 8 hours post-WC. The cycle is driving me INSANE and I would imagine it's driving the fish insane, too. Is this normal? How much longer is this going to last? I have API Quick Start that I have added to try and help the bacteria become established. The tank has also been a 0.1% salt solution for nitrites for about 1.5 weeks now....is this too long? I feel uneasy about it... Thank you all SO SO much for any help.