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  1. ikiera

    Long Time No Speak.. I Upgraded....

    Cool. I was suggested ember tetras. Im pretty lucky.. Brunos only shrimp aggressive!!
  2. ikiera

    Long Time No Speak.. I Upgraded....

    Betta i have... <----- and yes to more cories .i thought theyd be happier if i got more
  3. ikiera

    Long Time No Speak.. I Upgraded....

    So after the issues with the babba tank... And various other things.. I was gifted a fish box 64l tank. Moved two cycled filters over.. Added a bigger one to cycle so i can take one of the the small ones out when its done in a month or so.. Moved Bruno.. Left it a week.. Checked for mini cycle...
  4. ikiera

    Prime To Treat High Nitrites

    Cheers guys... Doing 50% changes each with prime
  5. ikiera

    Prime To Treat High Nitrites

    Righto back home now... Took water to be tested and yes nitrites were horribly high fter a w/c last night. Fish guy gave me water from his tank (2yr old tank) to water change mine again and a little bottle of prime.. He said a couple of drops in a 28l tank.. Is this enough?
  6. ikiera

    Nitrite Confusion! Help!

    Cheers.. Ill get the parents straight on it til i get back!
  7. ikiera

    Nitrite Confusion! Help!

    Im not at home right now but i had readings for at 0 for 3 days.. Probably didnt leave it long enough. Parents thought itd be ok to add as the because of this.. Ive been away and they added fish as a surprise. Rookie error on thier part! Im guessing it was only partway through the cycle. Im...
  8. ikiera

    Nitrite Confusion! Help!

    No its a water test kit. I cycled the tank fishlessly with ammonia and went through ammonia spikes etc... Kept a diary!!
  9. ikiera

    Nitrite Confusion! Help!

    After fishless cycling for over a month and adding a betta and japonica shrimp to my 28l tank after havig my water tested at maiden head aquatics.. Im having fluctuations. My ammonia is 0,05-0,1nitrates are 1-5 but nitrites are 0,2-0,4 This is really high right? Im using the jbl test kit...
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  11. ikiera

    Honest Opinions

    naughty shrimp!! I live in wiltshire in the uk. does anyone know of any good fish shops nearby that sell betta? Also, is it worth buying a betta online? Ive seen such gorgeously marked fish online.
  12. ikiera

    Hello From The Uk

    everyones so nice and informative on here!
  13. ikiera

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    you guys are ace!! im giving it a year to see how I do with the smaller tank.. then ill brave something bigger and planted.. you guysll be a great help!!
  14. ikiera

    New Tank, Bacterial Bloom, Help A Newbie!

    cheers.. i thought that might be the case! yeah fishless is the only way to go... the shop I picked my tank up from was like.. yeah leave it a few days and itll be fine! tried to sell me a smaller filterless heaterless tank for my potential betta.... i might have given the guy an earful! Def...
  15. ikiera

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    ill add the shrimp first then I guess.. when its cycled. they can grow and get established. im guessing if i do this fish food is fine for them?
  16. ikiera

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    thanks both of you! Yeah Id never add fish before cycling.. even if it does take a while. my friend has a massive tank and she cycled for 3 months before she was happy! So now thats been sorted... patience til the tanks sorted :-)
  17. ikiera

    Hello From The Uk

    Thank you! Im sure I will!!
  18. ikiera

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    thanks.. ive seen amanos in a shop selling bettas.. a couple of bettas had shrimp in with them so that could be promising. What would you suggest stocking wise? Thanks for your help.. Ive owned pretty much every pet possible so I want to make sure my fish is happy too!!
  19. ikiera

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    Hi there, just a quick q Im currently cycling an aquaone 28l tank.. its got its heater, filter, mini air pump etc. Wont be adding a betta til im happy with water peramiters... which I know could take a month or.more. What I was wondering is if this tank you could have shrimp to clean up? or...
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