so i have a 55 cylced already. seting up a 30 gallon i put the filter into the 55 gallon to get the sum media in it. 30 gallon been up 2 weeks or so. readings are ammonia 0 nitrite 0 and nitrate is 5 on the 30 gallon tank now is it almost cycled? the 55 is at 0 0 20 its been up for 3 months and barbs are doing great in it. going to put the barbs in the 30 gallon tank and make the 55 gallon into a Mbuna cichlid tank. i want to start it soon but learning patience is the key for fish.