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    Looks great! Love the terraced area the left, with the different substrate. Can't wait to see it with fish.
    75 gal - Smudge Spot Cories, Silvertip & Pristella Tetras, Scissortail & Red Tail Rasboras, Pearl Gourami, Black Kuhli Loaches, Whiptail Cats, Wild Caught BNP
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    Wow, im new here but I just read this entire tread from the start, and that was amazing work! That tank looks sooooo good, you have a work of art there. Now lets see it with fishes!

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    Fish indeed! I just ordered 30 Cardinal Tetras - should have them in about 2 weeks! Now we wait and feed the bacteria.
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    Super! Can't wait to see them!
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    I started preparing for fish this morning. I have been adding ammonia into the water and will stop at 1ppm. I will then add the media bag from the AC70 on my 55g to the top of the bio-balls in the sump. This will start the instant cycle in this tank. I will then wait for the ammonia to drop to zero and add enough daily to raise it to 1ppm again to keep it fed and hopefully enough to grow more.

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    1st dose was 2ml and that gave me .25ppm
    2nd dose was an additional 3ml - this should give me .75 - 1.0ppm I am waiting just a bit before testing
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    I used the following calculation to precisely add the correct amount of ammonia. It worked very well on my 120 litre and 30 litre tanks.

    Tank volume = 270 litres
    Ammonia concentration % = e.g. 9.5 (from the label on the bottle)
    Ammonia level aim = 1ppm
    Your calculation would be...
    1/(9.5x10/270) = ammonia ml to add.
    1/(95/270) = ammonia ml to add
    1/0.35=ammonia ml to add

    =2.9 ml household ammonia

    Of course, the important bit is to know the concentration of your ammonia. I think yours must be weaker than 9.5% as you've already dosed that much.
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    hmm... mine does not have a concentration listed.
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    At any rate I am currently at 1ppm with the ammonia. I have added the bio-media from the ac70. If all goes as planned I should read 0ppm tomorrow or later today. In all I ended up using 6ml of ammonia to get 1.0ppm.
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    Ah...if you don't have a % on the bottle that renders it not very helpful, sorry. You don't need it now as you know the dosage, but thought it might be worth posting for the geek factor

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    Definitely good information to know. Fish should be in Wednesday or Thursday next week.

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