Originally Posted by Tlc
After water change
That's looking really good, anytime you see ammonia over .25 and nitrites over .25 You need to do the water changes. In a 55 gallon tank replacing 5 gallons does'nt get rid of those levels. 30 to 50% is probally the norm. That's 15 gallons to 30 gallons of water that needs to be pwc
. Most people like to keep their nitrates around 0 to 20 .
You say the fishy's are fine and that's great, but at those levels the experts say that the fish are under stress. fyi I wish you the best. Other members may add anything I have missed. Have a great day.
all for sharing our hobby with me. I have learned so much, I don't know everything, and I'm not a expert. But if I can share what I have learned I'll be glad to share.