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Old 02-12-2014, 02:58 PM   #251
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I know about testing and cycling my lfs told me 6 weeks they haven't steered me wrong yet.

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Old 02-12-2014, 03:00 PM   #252
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A refugium will help eat up your nitrates.

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Old 02-12-2014, 03:01 PM   #253
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Not sure how I saw months. Time for glasses? Six weeks is typical though. Could be a little longer or shorter.
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Specticalls... It's all good it will make you look distinguished.

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Old 02-12-2014, 03:06 PM   #255
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I just saw the pic from the last test. That looks like everything is zero. If you are cycling and did not do a big water change, then your nitrates should not be zero. They should be high. Are you sure you are testing correctly?
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My nitrates aren't zero. My nitrites are zero and I can't tell whether ammonia is zero or. 25
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Old 02-12-2014, 07:52 PM   #257
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In that picture, it looked like nitrates and nitrites were zero and ammonia looked higher.
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Old 02-12-2014, 07:54 PM   #258
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Sorry the colors look different in person.
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Old 02-15-2014, 06:43 AM   #259
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You should get a better test kit. Spend 40 bucks and get the red sea test kit. I just went through the same thing. You'll see the difference. Api is good for freshwater. Not really salt water. Just the fact that you have 4 different people looking and all have a different opinion on what the results are should tell u something.

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Well i got cleaner shrimp. I acclimated them for an hour and a half. Once I put them in the tank I left the lights off for four hours. When the lights came back on I sat and watched them for awhile then fed them. They ate and ate a lot....
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