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    High nitrates

    I have a 20 gallon freshwater aquarium since september of '20. I have 2 angel fish, 1 red tailed black shark, 2 guppies & 1 algae eater. I also have 3 live plants & assorted artificial plants. Anyway my ph sits around 6.6, ammonia & nitrite are 0ppm but nitrates are 80 ppm or slightly higher. I...
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    Adding beneficial bacteria

    Is there such a thing as adding to much beneficial bacteria(tetra safe start) where it can be harmful to fish? I used the above product to help cycle my new aquarium. I was thinking when I get rid of my carbon filled disposable cartridge and add all foam to my bio wheel filter should I add...
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    BENEFICIAL BACTERIA

    My aquarium is up and running for 2 months now. I have 9 fish in 20g(2 angels,4 mollies,2 guppies & red tailed shark). The tank, i believe, is still cycling(high nitrites & nitrates. My question is can I buy a beneficial bacteria product that I could add to the tank to speed up the cycling...
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    Water changes ammonia & nitrite levels at .25 or .5 levels

    Most people probably know my story already. My tank has been running since september 30th of this year. I have 9 fish in a 20 gallon aquarium(2 anglefish, 4 mollies, 2 guppies & red tailed black shark). Anyway I've been testing my water quality and have slight ammonia & nitrite levels. Would it...
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    TOTALLY BAFFLED & FRUSTRATED

    I have a 20 gallon aquarium with 2 angelfish, 2 gold dust mollies, 2 black mollies, 2 guppies & 1 red tailed black shark. I setup the tank september 30th of this year. I let it run without fish for about 1 week. I checked ph, ammonia, nitrite & nitrate. Ph was slightly alkaline 7.2ish and the...
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    "Prime" water conditioner question

    I bought this product to condition my water and remove some ammonia that I tested thats in my aquarium. Anyways I have a 20 gallon fishtank and do 25% water changes weekly. How much do I use to dose 1 gallon jugs? It says on the bottle only does in higher amounts of water(10 gallons or higher)...
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    My new aquarium(freshwater)

    Hi all. Im new to this forum but not new to fish aquariums. I had multiple freshwater aquariums when I was in my teens and twenties. Anyway I'm 44 yrs old now and just started a 20 gallon aquarium again. Ive always had: angel fish, sword tails, guppies, mollies barbs and tetras. Im somewhat...
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