in the interpretation it says, "During cycling (i.e.initial aquarium set up stage), it may exceed 20 mg
/L. Ammonia exists in two forms, free ammonia (NH3
) and ionized ammonia (NH4
+), in an equilibrium dependent on pH. Of the two, free ammonia is the most toxic and increases proportionately to increasing pH."
50 Gallon Oceanic: 2 maxijet 1200's, 2 150 watt visitherm heaters, BakPak II Skimmer with PS & BT, Coralife Lunar 2X65 watt Power Compacts
Filtration: 50lbs LR
.com, 60lbs sand
Swimmers: 2 O. Clowns, Yellow Watchman, Firefish, Yellow Tang, Dottyback.
Clean-Up: Several snail & hermits, Skunk Cleaner, 2 Peps.
Corals: 2 zoo colonies, yellow polyps, star polyps