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View Poll Results: Wait it out?

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  • Yes, wait for the price to drop

    2 33.33%
  • No, order it now

    4 66.67%
Results 1 to 7 of 7

Thread: should i wait??

  1. Default should i wait??


    0 Not allowed!
    Used up all my tests except ammonia.
    My old LFS has gone out of business. Prices at the new big box are ridiculous.

    Watching Amazon for the API master kit.
    Price just spiked a couple days ago.
    http://camelcamelcamel.com/API-Fresh...uct/B000255NCI

    Wait it out? Yes/No and reason.

  2. #2

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    0 Not allowed!
    If ya need it, ya need it. The fish are w0rth a few bucks m0re.
    When in d0ubt read it until it makes sense, then read it again!

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    0 Not allowed!
    I hardly use my testers since my tanks have been established for years now. If your tanks are well established I think it would be fine to wait for the prices to drop.
    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. #4

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    0 Not allowed!
    I'd wait... unless you have a fairly new tank... Personally I haven't tested any of my tanks in probably 2 months because I always do weekly water changes and the tanks are all established

  5. Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Thanks for answering.

    Well I just stocked the 125 in my sig. But I reused the filter (with biowheel) and put most of the gravel from their old tank into a basket with air bubbling through it.
    Tested ammonia a couple hours after feeding, read 0 so I assume there is enough bb in the biowheel + gravel.
    But eventually I would like to know how the nitrate levels change over time.

    Even if I ordered now it would take well over a week to arrive.

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    0 Not allowed!
    Ordered it, but not from Amazon

    +1 for eBay today

  7. Default


    0 Not allowed!
    good call. Even though you used established media, it's still a new tank and bound to be a bit unstable for a while, especially if you added stock. Better safe than sorry and you'll sleep better at night if you know exactly what your water perimeters are. :o)
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, nerites & mystery snails
    15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
    90 g FW semi planted: Blood Parrots, severum, Jurupari, EBJD, congos, kribs, clown pleco, snails
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