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Old 08-11-2012, 08:51 PM   #151
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Numbers are improving?
Ammo 0-.25ppm
Nitrites .50ppm
Nitrates 5-10ppm
Salinity 1.025

There's 2 shrimp in there still
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Old 08-11-2012, 09:13 PM   #152
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Looks good. I would dose back up and keep watching the levels.
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Old 08-11-2012, 09:15 PM   #153
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Looks good. I would dose back up and keep watching the levels.
Will do
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Old 08-13-2012, 10:12 PM   #154
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So incredibly mad right now..

Last night at 7:30pm my numbers were:
HR pH 8.0
Ammonia 0-.25ppm
Nitrite .25ppm
Nitrate 5-10ppm

Tonight my readings are
HR pH 8.0
Ammonia 0ppm
Nitrite 0ppm
Nitrate 0ppm

What the heck is going on????

There was shrimp decaying in the tank also. How does it just stop cycling???
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Old 08-13-2012, 10:18 PM   #155
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Using the API kit? Take some readings and put a pic up of the tubes against the color chart...
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Old 08-13-2012, 10:49 PM   #156
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yes im using API Saltwater Kit, heres a pic...
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Old 08-13-2012, 10:51 PM   #157
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Dunno man, looks like trates are present to me... Check tomorrow. Might have cycled.
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Old 08-13-2012, 10:53 PM   #158
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Dunno man, looks like trates are present to me... Check tomorrow. Might have cycled.
What do u think the nitrates are tho? 0-5ppm? They were at 5-10ppm 24hrs ago.. I guess I'll have to retest tomorrow and c what it shows
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Old 08-13-2012, 11:05 PM   #159
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Yea it's def kinda tough to tell. It would be weird to be at 0's across this board at this point.
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So what does this mean if they are all 0's?? do i just start all over and just throw another shrimp in to decay??? grrrr this is frustratinggggggg
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