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    0 Not allowed!
    Post's here are by people who do this as a hobby and have experience. That does not mean it is the best way, only a way that works for them. A peer reviewed proffesional scientific paper on this exact topic was published and strongly stated that 1 ppm ammonia was ideal mostly because the nitrite consumming bacteria would have issues if the ntrite forming bacteria had high levels of ammonia and populated most of the filter media; hence, crowding them out of space.

    Advice here is good and should be followed by using your judgment and deciding what to do after reading various posts - yet these posts are not facts, just best guess's. Do as you please - fact: your have a lot of algae. Another independent fact: you have high ammonia level. The two may or may NOT be related. Your tank, your call.

    Hope the spot treatment works - don't forget not to forget (had to do that) that you turned your filter off and it needs to be turned on. I've done that!
    Last edited by Cermet; 11-30-2012 at 05:59 PM.

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