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    Kerrynic replied to the thread Ammonia Testing.
    I never thought of this, I'll give this a try as it makes my other tank look so messy with all the roots lifting out. I'll have to do...
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    Kerrynic reacted to Naughts's post in the thread Ammonia Testing with Like Like.
    Frog bit (limnobium laevigatum) or water lettuce ( Pistia stratiotes) are good ones to try. Of course. Beneficial bacteria live on hard...
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    Kerrynic replied to the thread Ammonia Testing.
    Thanks @Naughts it's so odd because the day before the test was fine and I had just done a water change, I'd estimate approx 50% and...
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    Kerrynic reacted to Naughts's post in the thread Ammonia Testing with Like Like.
    From the photo it looks like you have 1ppm of ammonia. If the colour looks the same in reality you should do a 75% water change now, and...
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    Kerrynic replied to the thread Ammonia Testing.
    You can see it slightly at the 1min mark but barely there and then it appears a bit more after. I said 1-2 mins as it was getting darker...
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    Kerrynic replied to the thread Ammonia Testing.
    I'll try it and see how we get on. My other tank is due a clean and water change tomorrow which is good timing. Not sure, some say...
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    Kerrynic replied to the thread Ammonia Testing.
    No everything is new although I do have two sponges in my other tank, I'd need to check if they fit and I could may swap them over? I...
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    Kerrynic replied to the thread Ammonia Testing.
    Hi Amy, yes I have been testing regularly Nitrate is between 0 - 10, Nitrite is 0. Small tank 14L and two pea puffers who appear to be...
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    Kerrynic reacted to AmyKieran's post in the thread Ammonia Testing with Like Like.
    That usually means that the tank isn’t cycled correctly, how long has the tank been running? Do you know other parameters such as...
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    Kerrynic replied to the thread Ammonia Testing.
    This is the test after 1-2 minutes of leaving the water. Front and back.
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    Kerrynic replied to the thread Ammonia Testing.
    This is the test before entering the water.
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    Kerrynic reacted to Naughts's post in the thread Ammonia Testing with Like Like.
    That does sound confusing. Please can you post a picture of the used test strip, with the corresponding colour chart?
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    I am using testing strips and when I remove from the water, you are checking the little square material to see if it changes colour. A...
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    Kerrynic replied to the thread Dwarf Cichlid Help please.
    Based on what you have just said this fish above had just had tiny fry and then she did go very pale yellow (I actually thought she was...
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    Kerrynic reacted to Essjay's post in the thread Dwarf Cichlid Help please with Like Like.
    Almost all female apistos are yellow regardless of the colour of the male of the same species. They are dullish yellow when not breeding...
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