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Old 07-22-2012, 10:46 PM   #1
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Does Ammonia Alert really work?

I bought one of the Ammonia Alert indicators and have had it for about a week now as well as my aquarium and it hasnt changed one bit. It always says in the safe zone which I dont think is quite normal for a cycling tank. Anyone else have Ammonia Alert?
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Old 07-23-2012, 06:48 AM   #2
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I tried it but I found that the levels of ammonia actually raised when I got it. If your unsure get a testing kit but mine didn't work at all so I wouldn't trust it 100%
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Old 07-23-2012, 09:08 AM   #3
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I have one and compared it to my api tests and i dont think it works. It says safe when my cycleing 29 and the liquid test shows different.
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Old 07-23-2012, 12:06 PM   #4
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I would not trust it either. I believe what it says is 'safe' is actually .50 or 1ppm of ammonia if it evens reads it correctly. They are even less accurate than strips which are inaccurate at best.
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