You can add fish after 24/48 hours and allow your new fish to start the nitrogen cycle on their own or you can start the nitrogen cycle before you add fish by adding an ammonia supplement. This article summarizes both processes.
Much like a car, your aquarium needs regular maintenance to ensure it runs as smooth as possible! Keeping up with your aquarium’s maintenance will benefit your fish’s health, the overall look of the tank, and can increase the longevity of your filter and other hardware. We have included a recommended list of supplies, and a daily, weekly, and monthly maintenance list to set you up for success!