Did my first tests today

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I have amonia reading 0.25ppm on my tank. I am cycling with fish, 6 platies and my tank is 36"X12"X15" .

It is the second day since i put the fish in

William i hope it is :thumbs:
 
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Yes I have a NitrIte test kit but don't know when to start using it as I assume it will take a few days for ammonia to be converted to nitrIte.

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Ok following your advice here are my results:

I got the 6 platies on the 16/01

Ammonia on 18/01 0.25


Ammonia on 20/01 0.25 - 0.5 (in between)
NitrIte on 20/01 0 - 0.25 (also in between)

I hope this is ok!

William :)
 
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Hi I did some more tests today on 23/01/02

My results are:

Ammonia 0.5ppm
NitrIte 0-0.25ppm

This is exactly one week since I got the fish which are 6 platies.

Is this ok?

William
 

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There with acceptable readings. So yeah there fine.

I'd check your pH so you know how toxic your ammonia is. It should be fine though. :)
 
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phew! :)

I will test again in the next couple of days... watch this space!

William
 
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Ok 26/01 Results

Ammonia 0.5ppm
NitrIte 0.25ppm

Onto the second stage! yey!

William

PS. my 'platies' are fine check in breeding ritual forum cause I want to check they really are platies!!
 
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Ok I did a NitrIte test on 27/01

NitrIte =0.5ppm

Today (31/01)

Amm = 0 !!!
NitrIte = 0.25 ppm!!

I added the fish in on the 16/01.

The end of the cycle is near!! right guys?

William

Wooohooo can't wait to get some guppies whenever nit is 0 yey!!

:thumbs: :laugh: 8)
 

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bring back any memories William?
do you still have any original fish left?
 

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