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Old 03-27-2011, 03:47 PM   #11
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My ammonia levels are normal. My local fish store will test for nitrites,nitrates when I bring in a sample tomorrow. Does a established tank have any odour?
I don't think so at least I've never notice any. In my experience
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I'd do like 20 or 30 percent if it cycling I'd do more depending on what your levels are at I no I had a ten and it had a musty smell when my nitrite levels were up and my nitrate were climbing I did like a 60 percent water change but used the water from my dads tank to replace it. You could give that a try

ok I will try that, thanks so much for the help!
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My ammonia levels are normal. My local fish store will test for nitrites,nitrates when I bring in a sample tomorrow. Does a established tank have any odour?
Nope.. at least not a healthy one. None of mine have even the slightest smell
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Nope.. at least not a healthy one. None of mine have even the slightest smell
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Yeah cycling tanks sometimes have that smell. I've also noticed if I go a while without a PWC on one of my well established tanks it gets a bit of a unique smell. Nothing you can smell without actually holding your nose close to the water and sniffing.
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Yeah cycling tanks sometimes have that smell. I've also noticed if I go a while without a PWC on one of my well established tanks it gets a bit of a unique smell. Nothing you can smell without actually holding your nose close to the water and sniffing.
Ok so its not abnormal then lol What does PWC stand for?
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Thanks lol I was pretty sure thats what it meant but thought it wouldnt hurt to double check lol
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Yeah, I just recently figured out what CUC means, clean up crew?, so I'm still learning too. I'm also too lazy to go check what abbreviations mean! Lol

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Yeah, I just recently figured out what CUC means, clean up crew?, so I'm still learning too. I'm also too lazy to go check what abbreviations mean! Lol

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I wouldnt of known that one either lol
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