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    It can stress your fish out also if you are getting big pH swings, so it's not only the bb you have to worry about.
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    Did you guys see what I said about the ammonia showing up the week I added the flourish?
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    0 Not allowed!
    I don't remember the Flourish part, but I began commenting when you started seeing ammonia

    I don't use liquid plant ferts, I have easy-to-grow plants that don't require them, so no experience there

    Consider the fact that the problems arose when you began adding the fert, and just IMO, it sounds more than coincidental

    I know nothing about dosing that stuff, but when a tank is in it's "infancy", so to speak of, just being cycled and slowly becoming established, I would not add anything from a bottle except Prime, when needed during WC's

    Just my two cents, others here have much more experience with plant ferts than your truly
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  4. #154

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    I don't remember the Flourish part, but I began commenting when you started seeing ammonia

    I don't use liquid plant ferts, I have easy-to-grow plants that don't require them, so no experience there

    Consider the fact that the problems arose when you began adding the fert, and just IMO, it sounds more than coincidental

    I know nothing about dosing that stuff, but when a tank is in it's "infancy", so to speak of, just being cycled and slowly becoming established, I would not add anything from a bottle except Prime, when needed during WC's

    Just my two cents, others here have much more experience with plant ferts than your truly
    I mentioned it just a couple of posts ago. At any rate I know my dosing is correct I’m not concerned with that, t was just another variable. I haven’t had ammo is in months and I happened to get it the week that o started the fertilizer...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    I don't remember the Flourish part, but I began commenting when you started seeing ammonia

    I don't use liquid plant ferts, I have easy-to-grow plants that don't require them, so no experience there

    Consider the fact that the problems arose when you began adding the fert, and just IMO, it sounds more than coincidental

    I know nothing about dosing that stuff, but when a tank is in it's "infancy", so to speak of, just being cycled and slowly becoming established, I would not add anything from a bottle except Prime, when needed during WC's

    Just my two cents, others here have much more experience with plant ferts than your truly

    And at what point do you not consider it being in its infancy? 1 year? I feel like I’ve had it forever all read, only been like 6-7 months though I guess.
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    0 Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by Mspringer View Post
    And at what point do you not consider it being in its infancy?
    When it doesn't maintain a cycle
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    0 Not allowed!
    Ph in 20 gallon holding tank which was fresh from tap 48 hours ago is right around 8~8.1
    Ph in 38 gallon display tank is right around 8.1~8.2.

    They are very close to one another but the tank is just barely a shade darker.

    Ammonia in 38 gallon tonight is zero
    Nitrates between 5&10. 40% water change was just done on Sunday.
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    0 Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    When it doesn't maintain a cycle

    It maintained a cycle for several months with no issue...

    Only change points were I cleaned the filter media more thoroughly than normal(in old tank water but more thoroughly)

    Two dead danios

    And started using flourish.
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    0 Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by Nautilus291 View Post
    It can stress your fish out also if you are getting big pH swings, so it's not only the bb you have to worry about.
    See the parameters I posted. PH seems pretty stable to me.

    Thanks in advance!
    Last edited by Mspringer; 02-27-2019 at 03:43 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    When it doesn't maintain a cycle
    Did you catch my post about the parameters?
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