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Thread: Measuring PPM

  1. Default Measuring PPM

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    Quick and to the point- when dosing a cycling tank with ammonia, how do you know how much ammonia you are adding ? In other words, how do you convert ppm,'s to milliliters etc. ?

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    One VERY simple and time tested method is this:

    You dose the ammonia, Wait an hour and then... Test your water <-- There's your results.

    It's a good way to instill patience also .

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    well seeing how ammonia levels change from product to product, do what goesto11 said. i think my 29g took 5ml to get to 2ppm....
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    +1 to the above

    Add some, test, repeat as required
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