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Old 01-09-2012, 11:17 AM   #981
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Get some pure ammonia???
Ok, how much do i does per day though? I dont have me test kit yet
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Old 01-09-2012, 11:27 AM   #982
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Won't be able to do it without test kit. Really shouldnt cycle a tank at all without a test kit. You need to dose to 4ppm ammonia. Then test while the bb grows.
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Won't be able to do it without test kit. Really shouldnt cycle a tank at all without a test kit. You need to dose to 4ppm ammonia. Then test while the bb grows.
Well i have a fw test kit, and i have ordered the card for a sw test kit. So it should be here soon.

And how do you dose to 4ppm? Is there usually a set amount to get you up a point?
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There is an equation to figure it out, ive posted it a few times. I havent got on my comp in several days and the search sucks on android... If i get time ill search for it. There isnt one answer because even two 20gal tanks would have different amounts of water. Also there are different strengths of ammonia out there, most common is ace hardware brand which is 8% whatever you get make sure it has no perfumes dyes or surfactants.
Dr tims sells ammonium chloride for a few bucks which runs two drops per gallon.
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Oh so should i get the ace stuff? I have one near by. Good so there is an equation
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I was putting in ~2.5ml into my 12G nano cube & getting 3-4 ppm ammonia so you can use that figure for yours. I have about 8-9 gallons of actual water in the tank.
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Old 01-09-2012, 12:53 PM   #987
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I was putting in ~2.5ml into my 12G nano cube & getting 3-4 ppm ammonia so you can use that figure for yours. I have about 8-9 gallons of actual water in the tank.
Oh, i have about 25 gal, so i should be putting in abt 7-7.5 ml?
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Oh, by the way, what do you all know about flame hawkfish? LA says reef compatible with caution, whats that mean? thanks
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I am gonna probably get one for my fowlr tank, they are supposed to like to eat small shrimp and they can cuase trouble for small bottom fish like gobies and blennies
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I am gonna probably get one for my fowlr tank, they are supposed to like to eat small shrimp and they can cuase trouble for small bottom fish like gobies and blennies
Oh really? I guess that isnt for me then, but wow, cool fish
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