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Old 08-27-2012, 11:45 PM   #21
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+1 to everything sniper said. Start giving us some daily test numbers and we can get ya through this.
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Old 08-28-2012, 12:10 AM   #22
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+1 to everything sniper said. Start giving us some daily test numbers and we can get ya through this.
Try add biozyme 6$ i wouldn add more ammonia you obviously have ammonia in there biozyme will kickstart your bb if its not converting .25 ammonia its not gonna help to add more ammonia imo you have fish and snails adding ammonia daily
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Old 08-28-2012, 12:12 AM   #23
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Try add biozyme 6$ i wouldn add more ammonia you obviously have ammonia in there biozyme will kickstart your bb if its not converting .25 ammonia its not gonna help to add more ammonia imo you have fish and snails adding ammonia daily
Need nitrite and nitrate numbers if you have high nitrates then ammonia is getting converted imo dont add anything and wait few more days other than biozyme
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Old 08-28-2012, 12:26 AM   #24
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Im just doing a 25% water change tonight with activate and will check it tomorrow and go from there. right now, before wc.
Ph 8.0
Ammonia .25
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Nitrate 10ppm
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Old 08-28-2012, 08:24 AM   #25
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Im just doing a 25% water change tonight with activate and will check it tomorrow and go from there. right now, before wc.
Ph 8.0
Ammonia .25
Nitrite 0
Nitrate 10ppm
Kh 3.0
The presence of nitrate shows you have a cycle all the water changes you did probably cut them down Cut feeding just lil bit give couple days then check ammonia also dont check ammonia within couple hours after feeding
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Old 08-28-2012, 11:18 PM   #26
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Have you tested your tap water? I've fought to get my ammonia down as its constantly between 0 - 0.25. Tested the water and hey presto, ammonia.
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Old 08-28-2012, 11:19 PM   #27
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Have you tested your tap water? I've fought to get my ammonia down as its constantly between 0 - 0.25. Tested the water and hey presto, ammonia.
Shouldnt either rodi unit or even conditioner remove the ammonia
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Old 08-29-2012, 04:41 AM   #28
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Don't know about rodi unit, my tank is freshwater. Came on here as I'm looking to change. There's some conditioners that bind it I think, but not all. X
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Sounds to me it hasnt fully cycled if you have done that many wc and still have nitrates with low ammonia then to me sounds like your still cycling try adding a small piece of marco algae in a week keep feeds to a min for the meantime kh at 3 low also be careful with some lfs you need to do the tests yourself api is a cheap test kit you should consider hagen or sailtifert
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Old 08-29-2012, 10:46 AM   #30
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Sounds to me it hasnt fully cycled if you have done that many wc and still have nitrates with low ammonia then to me sounds like your still cycling try adding a small piece of marco algae in a week keep feeds to a min for the meantime kh at 3 low also be careful with some lfs you need to do the tests yourself api is a cheap test kit you should consider hagen or sailtifert
Its weird, i did a water test monday and still showed .25 ammonia, took to another lfs tues, she said no ammonia. Would it change that quick?
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