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    new readings.....

    The NH4 is still 0
    NO2 Less than .25 but not 0
    NO3 Less than 5. but not 0

    Just a hint of color change.... I added a seeded filter to the tank after I checked the water.... will see how it does...
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    Ideas??

    Would it help to put another cycled filter in this tank??

    TIA, L
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    Nh4

    The readings past day 5 were 0.....
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    Fishless cycle done & ??

    After 5 days of 0 readings in my new 29G tank (with adding NH4 daily), I added 2 mollies, checked water, still Ok, added 3 redtail tetras. Thought it was Ok, all good water params.
    I moved a...
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    H2O2 vs MB

    Ok, I am just learning how to hatch Sngels, I am seeing almost all white eggs at 3 days. Next spawn, I will use H2O2.

    Thanks A Bunch, Leanne
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    Day 10

    Well, I may have TOTALLY messed up the cycle....:scry:

    NH4 = 0.
    NO2 = 2.0
    NO3 = 20.


    Take Care, L
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    Ok...

    Ok Meth.Blue it is.... Bottle says 10 drops/ gal. Here we go!:ssmile:
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    H2O2 for fungus on eggs

    I read the post on using Hydrogen Peroxide to treat Angelo eggs to prevent them from fungus.... I says use 10 - 20 ml in a 2.5 gal tank..... Am I correct to use 40 to 80 ml's for a 10 gal tank.......
  9. Thread: New here

    by MesaMom
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    Welcome, I am sure you will get the hang of the...

    Welcome,
    I am sure you will get the hang of the forum....
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    Day 9

    NH4 = 0.0 added 1.5ml NH4
    NO2 = 2.0 (blush)
    NO3 = 20.

    I wanted to see if I had enough BB to bring the NH4 down.... But not enough to keep the NO2 stable.... All in the Learning curve..... Just...
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    Day 8 - 6/11

    NH4 = 0.0 added 2.0ml NH4
    NO2 = 0.5
    NO3 = 5.0

    thumbs2:
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    driftwood

    I used a Turkey deep fryer pot to boil mine. It helped a bunch! It stayed down in less than a week..... Just the end that didn't get under water wanted to float. I havbe seen pieces that have...
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    Day 7

    NH4 = 0.
    NO2 = 0.25
    NO3 5.0

    Added another 1.5 cc NH4

    I appears that the BB is taking care of the ammonia on a daily basis. We are in the "growing" phase. thumbs2:
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    Bugg eyed Angel?

    When I got up this morning ande fed teh fish, my Koi veil has one protruding eye. What is this and How do I treat it?

    TIA, Leanne:help:
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    Day 6....

    added 1.5ml Nh4 this morning after getting Cliff's feedback so.... can't really use that reading yet, but it is 0.5ppm
    NO2 = 0.5ppm
    NO3 = 5ppm

    Thanks A Bunch!! Leanne

    PS I am keeping the...
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    Day 5

    NH4 = 0
    NO2 = between 2.0 & 5.0
    NO3 = 20.

    How are we doing and where am I in teh cycle?
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    Day 4

    Didn't add any NH3 yesterday today the param's are:
    NH3 = 0.5ppm
    NO2 = 2.0ppm
    NO3 = 20ppm

    Think we are beginning to cycle..... Need to go fishing !! I look for days before I bring anything home...
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    Other stocking options could be khuli loaches for...

    Other stocking options could be khuli loaches for other bottom dwellers? Around 8 of them would fit nicely in a 29G as long as there is shady areas and some caves.[/QUOTE]

    The driftwood has 2...
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    Snails!! Ugh!!

    I have had the lights off in the new tank..... thought I saw something moving ..... Yep..... SNAILS!! Guess if they can live through ANYTHING!!!
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    Stocking??

    I want to have a pair of angels and BN Plecos.... other than that I am open for suggestions.
    Also MORE PLANTS!!! Could I add sand as a substrate after the cycle? I think it looks real natural
    ...
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    Day 3

    Yesterday I added another ml. of Ammonia, & brought the level back up to 2ppm. today the levels are ..... NH3 = 1.0ppm NO2- = 1.0ppm

    Is it time to stop adding NH3?? And start testing for NitrAte?...
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    thanks!

    I read the sticky..... if a fish is already sick, won't it stresshim out more moving to a tank that is in teh process of cycling?
    Just thinking.... may be Too much?? :hmm3grin2orange:

    Leanne
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    Isolation / Quarantine tank

    I have a 10 gal tank that I want to use as a Isolation tank. What kind of fish and how many should I keep in there to keep the BB up to par to be able to use it fo that purpose?

    Thanks in advance,...
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    My New tank progress.....

    Being new to AC, any help or suggestions are VERY welcome!!!

    Set up a new 29gal on Monday 6-4 with new Whisper filters and an old filter insert. I am trying the fishless cycle. LFS says...
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    pictures... try again!

    try this again!!!! Think it worked this time !!
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