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Old 07-31-2011, 12:53 AM   #51
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Ran out of the ammonia I had... So I got the walmart great value ammonia. It says it only has ammonium hydroxide and surfactant. This should work correct? Anyone use this brand?
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Old 07-31-2011, 08:06 AM   #52
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If you shake it, does it create any bubbles? If so then it is not the one, other than that I don't know.
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Old 08-01-2011, 12:09 AM   #53
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Don't use anything with a surfactant in it or you will need to start over
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Old 08-01-2011, 10:23 AM   #54
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Don't use anything with a surfactant in it or you will need to start over
Thanks just read that online also! Thanks a bunch I just ordered some from dr Tim's again.
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Old 08-01-2011, 10:28 AM   #55
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That's odd, I use salifert and always get an accurate reading with all their tests. Is it out of date by chance? The date should be on the top of the box.

Also, I don't have their ammonia test, could you be missing a step? Their tests can be a bit cumbersome and confusing. lol
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Nice aquascaping!
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That's odd, I use salifert and always get an accurate reading with all their tests. Is it out of date by chance? The date should be on the top of the box.

Also, I don't have their ammonia test, could you be missing a step? Their tests can be a bit cumbersome and confusing. lol
Not sure. It's only one solution that you add .5 then add the other .5 I had one that was out of date. So I thought that was the problem but this new test kit is doing the same thing. Guess I will stick with the API.
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Old 08-04-2011, 09:13 AM   #58
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Tank is coming along. Ammonia is being removed every two days. Do hopefully any day now it will be removed I'n 24 hours. Then a water change. Then two fish. And order half of the CUC.
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Tank is coming along. Ammonia is being removed every two days. Do hopefully any day now it will be removed I'n 24 hours. Then a water change. Then two fish. And order half of the CUC.
Sounds like a plan to me ....which fish you looking at?
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Sounds like a plan to me ....which fish you looking at?
Clown fish first. Then 1/2 Of the CUC.
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