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Old 06-16-2008, 11:14 PM   #11
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Hey everyone I decided to get rid of my goldfish and go with some other fish. If I have no fish in my tank that is cycled and good for around 2 months should I keep adding pure ammonia to the tank to keep the beneficial bacteria alive until I get some more fish or would it be ok to leave it for about a week with just water, filter and heater running?
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Old 06-17-2008, 11:00 AM   #12
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I would add some sort of Ammonia (Pure Ammonia, frozen shrimp, fish food) to ensure that the aquarium stays cycled. In that length of time without any Ammonia some or all of your biofilter would die off.
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Thanks alot for the reply Purrbox. That was my assumption so I have been dosing between 4-5ppm of pure ammonia.
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I completly agree. Keep dosing.
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