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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 04-19-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,590
Posted By kimball2014
my tank has been cycled. 0 ammonia 0 nitrite 40...

my tank has been cycled. 0 ammonia 0 nitrite 40 nitrate. I did 90% water change and it has been 24 hours since. still 0 ammonia 0 nitrite 5 nitrate!! yay
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 04-17-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,590
Posted By kimball2014
Updates: Nitrite was high even after PWC so I did...

Updates: Nitrite was high even after PWC so I did 90% water change to see what happens. It has been almost 20 hours since I did the water change and ammonia is at 0, nitrite 0.25 and 20 nitrate.
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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 04-14-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,590
Posted By kimball2014
Thanks for the replies. Yes, I definitely need to...

Thanks for the replies. Yes, I definitely need to upgrade the tank size. I am thinking to get 20G long tank for community tank and keep 5G tank for betta and 4 x ghost shrimps.

Today I checked the...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 04-13-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,590
Posted By kimball2014
I haven't done any PWC as you recommended. The...

I haven't done any PWC as you recommended. The nitrite is still high but nitrate went up to 7ppm (It is somewhere between 5ppm - 10ppm) =)

I will keep doing a light feeding and see what happens in...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 04-10-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,590
Posted By kimball2014
Overstocked, high nitrite

I have been cycling my first 5 gallon tank for the past 5 weeks and now that I think of it, I overstocked the tank :facepalm: I initially had one betta in it and I should've stopped stocking more.
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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 04-07-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 897
Posted By kimball2014
5 Weeks Updates: Ammonia: less than 0.25...

5 Weeks Updates:

Ammonia: less than 0.25 ppm (steady)
Nitrites: over 5ppm (before PWC) 0.25 -0.5ppm (after 20% PWC)
Nitrates: ~5ppm

I keep doing 20% PWC daily (or sometimes once every 2...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 04-04-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 897
Posted By kimball2014
Updates: The ammonia level has been steady...

Updates:

The ammonia level has been steady at 0.25ppm for a couple days now but the nitrite stays high (dark purple, I can't really tell if it's 2ppm or over 5ppm) I am doing a daily 20%PWC. If I...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 03-30-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 897
Posted By kimball2014
When I tested water this morning(7am), I read...

When I tested water this morning(7am), I read light blue for nitrite but when I tested water just now (8pm), the nitrites spiked up so much and it's dark purple now. I then did 20% PWC. Haven't...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 03-27-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 897
Posted By kimball2014
Fish-in cycling 3 weeks

It has been almost 3 weeks since I started cycling and I just checked the water and below is the results:

ammonia: between 0.25 -0.5ppm
nitrite: 0.25ppm
nitrate: 5ppm

When should I do water...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 03-26-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By kimball2014
It has been 19 days since I first started cycling...

It has been 19 days since I first started cycling and finally I see some nitrites! I just did 15% of PWC because the ammonia is at 0.5ppm. Does this look normal? My understading was that the ammonia...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 03-24-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,475
Posted By kimball2014
How are your fishes doing with 4ppm ammonia? I am...

How are your fishes doing with 4ppm ammonia? I am also doing fish-in cycling and it's been 3 weeks but no sign of nitrite/nitrate yet. I have been doing PWC 10% daily with adding prime and the...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 03-20-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By kimball2014
Do I clean the gravels when I do a PWC? I have...

Do I clean the gravels when I do a PWC? I have been doing 10% PWC every day and cleaned the gravels as well. The water is always cloudy and the ammonia level is from 0.25 to 0.5. It has been 13 days...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 03-15-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By kimball2014
Cycling with betta

Hello, I set up a new 5 gallon tank and put one male betta a week ago. I've been checking the ammonia level every day and it always stayed from 0 to 0.25ppm but it went up to 0.5ppm this morning....
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 03-11-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,037
Posted By kimball2014
Ok, it has been 3 days since I got my betta. He's...

Ok, it has been 3 days since I got my betta. He's now doing much better but still not eating much. I have seen him eat but he spits it out right away. Is this normal? I gave him the flakes made for...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 03-09-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,037
Posted By kimball2014
Ok, I think I am having some issues with my...

Ok, I think I am having some issues with my heater. I have 25W heater (my tank is 5G) and the water temp is around at 72-74. The heater itself turns on/off even though I set it to 85F. Is it because...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 03-08-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,037
Posted By kimball2014
Thanks guys! I and my son went to petco his...

Thanks guys! I and my son went to petco his morning and get a betta. Now the fish has been in there for about 6 hours now. The water is a little cloudy and it doesn't go away. I checked the ammonia...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 03-08-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,037
Posted By kimball2014
Thank you! Is Betta pretty active fish? I am...

Thank you! Is Betta pretty active fish? I am setting up this aquarium for my 4 years old son and it seems like he likes the active fish :) Can Betta be used for cycling?
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 03-07-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,037
Posted By kimball2014
Newbie Tank Setup

Hello All,

I am completely newbie and need some advice. I currently have 5G tank with 25w heater, internal filter and a small air stone with air pump.

I also cleaned gravels and decos and put...
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