I'm currently advising a member on their fish-in cycle who had a ammonia level of 0.50ppm, they have now performed a water change which was conditioned with seachem prime. After a further parameter check the ammonia is now 0.25-0.50ppm.
My question is, because seachem prime has been added is it ammonium and not ammonia that they are seeing in their Api test results. I...
Hi Waterdrop, Can't work out how to PM you.
Have done another ammonia and Nitrite test on tank tonight (48 hours later), and still 0 readings. That's good but the thing is, the tank is still getting cloudier...am I just being impatient? Or can I do something?
Ive copied my 1st posting to you:
Im a first aquarium novice and have been fishlessly cycling for 7 weeks , got a planted tank and Ammonia readings 0.25 peaked at 1.00 >>> Nitrite 0, peaked at 0.5 and Nitrate 20 , been using only fish flakes ( increased to larger pinch per day after 1 week ) . No change in the 3 readings in over 2 weeks . Now dont know whats...
Just to let you know. Some how my tank cycled by its self! I had a few plants in while waiting for the test kit. They all seemed to disintegrate. Then when i got the test kit and tested everyday the results were 0ppm ammonia, 0ppm nitrites and 5ppm nitrates. Fish seem to be ok in the tank now. And i have since bought a bigger tank
hi waterdrop, just letting you know i have dropped my tank number to two. really got toon enthusiastic..lol. at least one of them is cycled, and theother should be partly as i took media from the other tank. anyway, hows life?