Fishlady wrote: Much of the UK has nitrate in the tap water - mine is 40ppm. If you aren't keeping sensitive fish it's OK as long as you maintain the tank at no more than 20ppm above tap reading. If you do keep more sensitive types than you need to look at nitrate removal resins or using RO water.
Thanks for the coffee!
Hey - just thought I'd drop in and let you know that I've got to the other end of the cycle and all my tetras are doing great! Thanks for the help.