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  1. #11

    Join Date
    May 2010
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    Glen Arm. MD
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    Happy Christmas - MuckyFish thanks for advising on vegetables for my kribs! so here is a discus - ScottishFish You help a lot - PhillipOrigami For the bank account, and thx for the rep - Cliff beautiful discus! - Crispy 
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    About time, someone pointed out what was happening (+1 for Mommy1.) Do as large a water change as needed to get a nitrite reading down to 0.1 ppm. Being at 0.25 ppm will, in a few hours rapidly rise to a very dangerous higher value. Remember, two 50% water changes is identical to a single 75% water change. When nitrites - highly toxic even compared to ammonia - need to be lowered, an aggressive water change is required. Consider 1 tsp of salt per 10 gal to help the fish pass waste - high nitrites can interfere with this ability. Also, an added air stone/wand would be in order if available. Keep with aggressive water changes until the filter media cycles fully. Best of luck.

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    Have done many large water changes with no change. Estimate have done at least 3 50% changes all in all. Will keep on it, I do have salt and an air stone available so will sort that out too.

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    Well.... Drum roll.... My nitrites look fine.

    Thank you SO much for helping me and keeping me calm ha. My fish look much happier now.

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