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Old 11-05-2012, 10:00 PM   #1
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Okay so yesterday I had a problem my nitrite was off the charts and my ammonia was at 4ppm with 0 nitrate. Well today some major changes occurred, I have 1ppm ammonia, 5 ppm nitrite, and 40ppm nitrate, should I let the ammonia zero or what?
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Let ammo and nitrite 0.
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Let ammo and nitrite 0.
That's why I'm confused wouldn't I be starving my bacteria
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Haha no. If you add fish with ammo or nitrite your killing them practically. Especially when it's that high. When you add fish it will always be at 0 but the bacteria still have food because it is coming out as readable nitrates pretty much.
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