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Old 08-11-2013, 07:53 PM   #1
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How long can ammonia and nitrite killing bacteria last out of water? My filter pad was out of the water an i'm wondering if it ruined my cycled tank
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How long can ammonia and nitrite killing bacteria last out of water? My filter pad was out of the water an i'm wondering if it ruined my cycled tank
How long was it out of the water?
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How long can ammonia and nitrite killing bacteria last out of water? My filter pad was out of the water an i'm wondering if it ruined my cycled tank
As long as the filter pad stayed wet and it was less than say an hour, you should be good to go.
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Ok good, it was around a half hour. I was worried...
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