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Old 02-24-2005, 09:52 PM   #1
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3 weeks old, test results...

ok, after tons of brown and red algae growing on my glass and little white "pods" running around i tested the water.

78 degrees
alkalinity = 3.6
ph = 8.6
nitrates = o
nitrites = 0
ammonia = 1

my pH has always been high, but now my alkalinity is up and my ammnia...

how is the tank progressing?



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Old 02-24-2005, 10:01 PM   #2
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looks like you are still in the beginning of the cycle. Still got plenty of time to wait it out. The pH seems a bit high, but fluctuating pH is common during cycling.

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what are you cycling with...... Any lr how big a tank.....
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