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  1. #1

    Default Does NH4 ammonia feed beneficial bacteria?


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    This is probably a silly question but I would just like some feedback on it.

    I bought a JBL Ammonia test kit today, however it only tests NH4 ammonia not NH3. Reading up it seems NH4 isnt toxic to fish, but will this still be feeding my cycle OK? So as long as my NH4 is reading above 0 im good?


    27 Gallon planted: Super Dragon Betta, Neon Tetras, Honey Gourami, Rummy Nose Tetra, Checker barbs, Bolivian Ram, Otocinclus, Amano shrimp, Assassin snails.

    75 Gallon Reef: Ocellaris Clownfish pair, Firefish, Royal Gramma, Bangaii Cardinal, Midas Blenny, Coral Beauty Angelfish, Cleaner Shrimp, 18+ crabs and snails

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    NH4 is ammonium and will feed the bacteria.
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    Great, thank you.


    27 Gallon planted: Super Dragon Betta, Neon Tetras, Honey Gourami, Rummy Nose Tetra, Checker barbs, Bolivian Ram, Otocinclus, Amano shrimp, Assassin snails.

    75 Gallon Reef: Ocellaris Clownfish pair, Firefish, Royal Gramma, Bangaii Cardinal, Midas Blenny, Coral Beauty Angelfish, Cleaner Shrimp, 18+ crabs and snails

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