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Old 09-05-2011, 05:47 PM   #11
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I did a water change today so I'm helping that will fix my problem now
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Old 09-05-2011, 05:49 PM   #12
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Although water changes help, they're not going to solve your problem entirely. You have to cycle your tank.
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I read those two articles bout the nitrogen stuff but what do I need to do to the water to make it fine water
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Old 09-05-2011, 05:56 PM   #14
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You can either add water conditioner to the replacement water or let the replacement water sit for a few days before you put it in your tank.
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Old 09-05-2011, 06:03 PM   #15
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There is nothing you can do but wait. It takes time for the tank to cycle. Get an API test kit if u can and test for ammonia and nitrites. Do daily 25% pw changes so that your fish don't keep dying. With every pw add a dechlorinator such as Seachem Prime. You can also add some BB to help, such as Seachem Stability.
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Old 09-05-2011, 06:08 PM   #16
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There is nothing you can do but wait. It takes time for the tank to cycle. Get an API test kit if u can and test for ammonia and nitrites. Do daily 25% pw changes so that your fish don't keep dying. With every pw add a dechlorinator such as Seachem Prime. You can also add some BB to help, such as Seachem Stability.
Yes I agree. I thought you were talking about your pwc water. For cycling, all you can do is wait. Make sure to test your water and perform pwc as needed.
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So I should do a water change every day?
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Old 09-05-2011, 06:42 PM   #18
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Yes if your ammonia or nitrite levels are more than zero. If you don't do pw it is very hard on your fish, it will make them sick and/or kill them.
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Oh so I need to get a test kit and stuff
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Old 09-05-2011, 06:51 PM   #20
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If u can! The best is an API test kit.
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