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Old 05-14-2020, 04:25 AM   #1
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salty shrimp

I just started using SaltyShrimp - Shrimp Mineral GH/KH+. i had an ammonia spike right after adding this to my tank to raise the ph from 6.9 to 7.0, is this spike temporary and why? My ph went up fine from 6.9 to 7.0 but so did my ammonia. Its a new cycled tank. Does this product have an effect on ammonia/nitrate levels or have an effect on an ammonia/nitrate meeter? Right after using a tiny bit of this, my Ammonia meeter started showing high ammonia.

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Old 05-14-2020, 01:25 PM   #2
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Do you have a TDS meter?

I use saltyshrimp and have never had an issue with ammonia changing.

Use a TDS meter and slowly add saltyshrimp into the tank until you get right under the desired TDS for the type of shrimp you have- neos are normally 150-200 (i keep mine around 200).
Im wondering if you inadvertently added to much and it killed something in the tank.
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