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Old 08-30-2003, 01:46 PM   #1
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ammonia to high?

myammoinia levels are way high I have taken the fish out in put them in the main tank because there is alot of live sand i only have 2 fish in the q tank with the high levels i chaged water once but it is still high and one of the fish is actting up what should i do please help i dont want to loose my fish thank you

my tank for now is a 60g with a little live sand and then just play sand I got 80 pounds of live rock now I have a wet dry with no bio balls and a protein skimmer and uv steralizer I have power compacts 260 watts I have 1 damsels 1yellow tang 1 flame angel one yellow strip maroon clownfishand and a feather duster and a bulb anemones that the clown lives in and colony polops and some kenya tree corals and 2 fire shrimp snails and hermit crabs and some other crabs

i just got a 40g with like 6 inches of live sand and it is loaded with corals and inverts it was given to me by a friend she had it for 3 years there is a brain coral wellsophyllia and a platygyra brain worm coral green striped mushrooms and red mushrooms yellow colony polyp and button polyp and some type of hard coral not sure what it is also alot of kenya tree oh ya and 2 giant star fish
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Continue to do water changes, about 25-50% per day. Once the levels are down you can use a product called Amquel plus to keep your ammonia levels and nitrite levels under control (I know it will work for ammonia, I do not know about the nitrite)

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