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Old 04-01-2011, 08:05 PM   #1
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What is this reading to you guys??

Ammonia levels ...picture with tank is the background is today and other one yesterday?
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kinda hard to tell but it looks close to 0 to me when they get so close to untraceable like that its hard to tell 0 from 0.25 sometimes
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Old 04-01-2011, 09:12 PM   #3
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I've been running tank for 30 days took to get my water tested and the local fish store told me my water was good..can that be that my tank is cycled
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It`s cycled if nitrites are 0 also.
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the one from today looks to be zero, the other one looks to be 0.25-0.5...hard to tell but it's not zero haha
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I have the same api and I kept running into the same problem. However I actually read the instructions one day and it said to let the test sit for 5 min before reading which fixed my problem on telling the colo8r of the water
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How many fish to a 84 gallon tank?
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You're reading it wrong. Uncap the tube and look down it with the card underneath it. You'll find that it'll actually closely resemble the colors on the chart that way.
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Well lfs said tank was cycled when can I do water changes and how many water percent change do j have to do
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You're reading it wrong. Uncap the tube and look down it with the card underneath it. You'll find that it'll actually closely resemble the colors on the chart that way.
i tried it that way as well it made it worse lol maybe that was just me though
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