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Old 03-25-2011, 06:15 AM   #301
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You can use a can if a sump won't work. Its just more maintenance/money when you have to replace the media. Or you could take the media out and run LR rubble. Make it sort of a DIY can lol.HOB fuge is an option.

Carey- a 10 gallon or 20 gallon long won't fit under your 55 ?
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Old 03-25-2011, 06:16 AM   #302
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Ahh nvm I didn't see the split message lol
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Old 03-25-2011, 02:57 PM   #303
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Alright i did a parameter test a few mins ago and my nitrite spiked like crazy here it is
Nitrite- 5ppm
nitrite-20ppm
ammonia- 0ppm
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Old 03-25-2011, 02:59 PM   #304
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Alright i did a parameter test a few mins ago and my nitrite spiked like crazy here it is
Nitrite- 5ppm
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ammonia- 0ppm
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Old 03-25-2011, 02:59 PM   #305
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y did it double post? lol my bad i gueess
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Old 03-25-2011, 03:01 PM   #306
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LOL. Looks good though. are you dosing ammonia up to 4ppm at night?
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Old 03-25-2011, 03:05 PM   #307
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nope my shrimp is in there that is all
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Hmm you werent able to find pure ammonia? I think that would go faster. But if youre happy with the shrimp then by all means......
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lol i was in chat i've been talking 2 him for a while he said he is a biochemical engineer, and that my lvs are good because of the bacteria, and i should do a 20% pwc, get the lvs lower and introduce a shrimp to the tank tell me what you think lol
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Well youre using the shrimp instead of ammonia so you should be fine. Alot of people here use the shrimp for their ammonia source.

I'm not sure I'd do a pwc though, your levels are still kinda low and if you put another shrimp in it will take a few days to rot.

let's see what the experts say, I'm sure one will be along shortly lol
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