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    anyone? I don't know what I do now. Waited a long time to get to zero.
    “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”

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    Hi atsbill123,

    Please check again for ammonia, and check also nitrItes and nitrAtes, and let us know the readings you get
    10 Gallon Beginner Tank... Journal
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    After you check the parameters once more, if they are 0ppm for ammonia and nitrites and some nitrates are showing, add some more ammonia, 1ppm should be fine. If the ammonia is processed out again within 24 hours and there is still 0ppm nitrites and some nitrates your tank is cycled. Put some fresh water in the tank and go get some fish.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


  4. #144

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    TGIF my friend, it's traditonal. - Taurus For another safe delivery from TWS :) - steeler58 All is well with the new fish - SeaLady new fish -- Yay! - RiversGirl You deserve one! - Timthegoldfish 
    For you MOTM win :) - steeler58 Congrats on MOTM and new crab tank.lol - pRED For your new 10G tropical tank :) - Boundava Congrats on first MOTM 2015! - James` For passing yet another member, look at Cliff ;-) - steeler58 
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    What she said, x 2 ^^
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    This thread has been going on since May and it only takes 2.5 weeks to cycle a tank. Not sure what all is going on because now the thread has gotten too long to read. :) But cycling is a very simply process. You grow it to eat the ammonia. Without it, you have ammonia and no cycle. It's pretty cut and dried.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    Hi atsbill123,

    Please check again for ammonia, and check also nitrItes and nitrAtes, and let us know the readings you get
    Amonia reading is 0
    Nitrite reading is 0
    Nitrate reading is hard to match the colors up but I would say in between 5ppm and 10 ppm

    So should I go ahead and add 1 ppm ammonia?

    I should add that I will not be able to add fish to the tank until very early September.
    Last edited by atsbill123; 08-15-2013 at 02:59 AM.
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    Also how do I know how much ammonia to put in? I realize it is 1 ppm but how much do I put in? Like 1/4 cap or what?
    “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”

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    Thanks for the rep!! - Compass this doesnt look like pie... not the right kind.. - Sandz for providing solid guidance to others - RiversGirl Thanks for the rep! :) - Compass cheers - Fishhook 
    Using up my winnings on my friends! - Compass No Message - Fishhook beeeeeeeer! - Sandz Bottoms up! (even though you don't drink, lol) - Slaphppy7 We miss you... - Compass 
    thank you for the filter! - RiversGirl for the fun game! - SeaLady Thank you very very much!! - Compass Love the games. Thank you :) - rebecca_finny TGIF! - showmebutterfly 
    Thanks for your help & points. - metweezer Nice to see you around again. enjoy the pie - fishmommie Thanks! :) I try! - Compass Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7 Thanks so much for everything. - metweezer 

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    If I remember correctly this is a 15g tank so I would start with a few drops of ammonia, wait an hour or so and test to see how much more you need to add. Keep doing this until you get to 1ppm.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


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    makes perfect sense! TY
    “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”

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    Thanks for the rep!! - Compass this doesnt look like pie... not the right kind.. - Sandz for providing solid guidance to others - RiversGirl Thanks for the rep! :) - Compass cheers - Fishhook 
    Using up my winnings on my friends! - Compass No Message - Fishhook beeeeeeeer! - Sandz Bottoms up! (even though you don't drink, lol) - Slaphppy7 We miss you... - Compass 
    thank you for the filter! - RiversGirl for the fun game! - SeaLady Thank you very very much!! - Compass Love the games. Thank you :) - rebecca_finny TGIF! - showmebutterfly 
    Thanks for your help & points. - metweezer Nice to see you around again. enjoy the pie - fishmommie Thanks! :) I try! - Compass Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7 Thanks so much for everything. - metweezer 

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    You are welcome. Since you can't put fish in the tank for 2-3 weeks, it might be a good idea to remember how much ammonia you put in tonight so you can repeat the dose easily each time the ammonia gets to 0ppm until you can put fish in.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


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