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Old 05-20-2011, 12:26 AM   #31
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What kind of shrimp did you use? I'm going to drop another one in the tank tomorrow and wait the weekend and if I see nothing then dose with ammonia on monday.
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Old 05-20-2011, 12:38 AM   #32
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i used just a regular raw shrimp from the supermarket
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Old 05-20-2011, 12:57 AM   #33
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Same here, I got lucky because my mom was planning to cook shrimp the same night I started my tank. When I took one and started walking up stairs, she asked me what I was doing and I said I was going to raise it in my tank. Her expression was priceless
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Old 05-21-2011, 04:53 PM   #34
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Is it possible that my test kit has expired?
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Old 05-22-2011, 12:11 AM   #35
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Someone on another thread said that the production date is on the test bottles. Last for numbers represent MMYY
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Thats funny my test kit says 0910
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Old 05-22-2011, 02:42 AM   #37
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I looked at my uncle's test kit when I was testing and everything was either 0111 or 0311. Yours is kinda old =P. I don't know how old it would have to be for it to give wrong results. I don't trust my LFS since they don't follow the booklet when they test.
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Old 05-22-2011, 02:11 PM   #38
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I couldn't take it anymore, after the second shrimp and the second ammonia test kit I was getting the same results so I went out and got me some pure ammonia. Dosed the tank and now my level of ammonia is where I want it... 8.0
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Old 05-22-2011, 02:13 PM   #39
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did you test for nitrites
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Old 05-22-2011, 03:43 PM   #40
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No, was I supposed to?
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