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03-02-2013, 03:46 PM #1Junior Member Guppy
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Hello and help please
Hi I am new to aquariums, just started about 3 months ago. I'm also new to this forum so please excuse the basic questions. I would like to post a question about reducing ammonia. Which forum should I post to ? Thank you.
03-02-2013, 03:52 PM #2
Welcome to the AC
You need to post in the beginners forum.
Without knowing what size tank you have, what your filtration system is and how many and what type of fish you have, it's difficult to pin point exactly what's happening in your tank.
So be prepared to answer all those questions along with what your weekly water change schedule is and how much water you change out weekly.
In the meantime - best advice for reducing ammonia is to do a water change. A big one. Probably 50%.
That will at least get you started.30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, nerites & mystery snails
15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
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03-02-2013, 04:07 PM #3
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hi welcome to the AC
+1 to fishmommie... will be loads to answer lolKING OF THE GOLD BARBS RAWR!!!!
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03-02-2013, 04:16 PM #4
03-02-2013, 08:24 PM #5
+1 to Fishmommie and Talldutchie.
Did you cycle this aquarium? Do you know about cycling?~Manna
10 gallon live planted aquarium with 6 neons
90 gallon fw community in progress
03-02-2013, 11:12 PM #6
Welcome to the forum
I will look for your other thread and see if I can helpIf you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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03-03-2013, 01:40 AM #7
Welcome to forum and great advice from fishmommie.Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
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03-03-2013, 06:22 AM #8
Welcome to the community
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03-03-2013, 08:58 AM #9
Welcome to the AC....
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03-03-2013, 09:08 PM #10Junior Member Guppy
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Please take a look and ask your questions, I'm sure there are some dumb rokkie mistakes I've made but I'm ready to change :) I will answer even the toughest questions if it would save my pets. Thanks again, you all seem really committed to fish and I can feel it already.