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Old 08-31-2011, 10:21 AM   #11
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Sorry I haven't been answering. It's been a crazy couple of weeks. My poor greyhound has been sick and we just found out he has deg. arthritis of the hips.

Anyway, my usual readings are pH 6, ammonia .25, nitrite 0, nitrate0.
however, today the ammonia went up to close to 4.0! What's going on?

Yes, I am getting a 4ft tank together for them. I know eventually they will need an even bigger tank.

I have a couple of questions regarding the new tank:
-I heard sand is better for CLs, would pool sand be the easiest to get etc?
-should I get some dither fish? If so I was thinking about zebra daanios. Any thoughts on this?
- Would it be ok for me to set up the new tank, add some of the old substrate in a nylon bag plus use the old filter material initially. If I do this, should I be able to move my guys over right away?

Thanks for everyone's great help.
Sorry to hear about your Greyhound.....
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Old 08-31-2011, 03:37 PM   #12
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Thx!
He's doing a little better w/meds now.
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