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Old 11-07-2012, 05:14 PM   #1
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Okay so yesterday around 5 I tested my water. I had 1ppm ammonia 5-10ppm nitrite and 40 ppm nitrate. Today I have 0-.25 ammonia. 5-10 ppm nitrite and 20ppm nitrate. Do I need to add more ammonia, what is my next step?
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Old 11-07-2012, 05:32 PM   #2
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How many weeks has the tank been running . I asume your doing a fishless cycle. . If thats the cause i have read that u should keep it around 1 to 2 ppm . But i will let some of the more experienced and knowledgeable people on this site hone in .
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Okay so yesterday around 5 I tested my water. I had 1ppm ammonia 5-10ppm nitrite and 40 ppm nitrate. Today I have 0-.25 ammonia. 5-10 ppm nitrite and 20ppm nitrate. Do I need to add more ammonia, what is my next step?
I take it your doing a fishless cycle. In the case you would want to bring your ammonia up to around 4.....When I did it I did about 3-4 ppm.
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