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Old 05-15-2007, 08:10 AM   #1
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Ammonia Spike.....

I replaced my gravel with flourite over the weekend . I also did a 75 % water change when I replaced the gravel . I thought by removing so much water would help with my BBA issues .

Anywayz , I replaced the fish when the water cleared up along with the decor and other stuff .

I checked the water last night ( monday ) before WWE RAW came on . The ammonia is at 1.0

Should I do a small water change so the fish dont die OR should I just wait another week and see what happens ?
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I would do an immediate 50% water change. The removal of the substrate caused a mini cycle. Watch your parameters and be prepared to do a few water changes.
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I agree with Rich. Do an immediate 50% and watch the parameters closely.
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I agree with Rich. Do an immediate 50% and watch the parameters closely.
i checked again the ammonia today was between 25-50 the colors on the freshwater master kit are too similiar ......... now the nitrite is 0.25

ill do the water change asap !
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Good idea. A few days and a couple of PWCs and things should be back to normal.
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