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post #1 of 4 Old 12-01-2007, 12:46 AM Thread Starter
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46G levels

well I finally got my 46g bow set up today.....I upgraded from a 20G hex.......I transferred the water, the gravel, some of the decorations, the fish (2 tiger barbs, 1 red fin shark), and I stuck the foam piece from the old filter into the new filter............
I checked the levels tonight and the #'s were:
Ammonia 0
Nitrite 0
Nitrate 10ppm
Ph 7.5

Is that normal? Did i check them too early? should I wait a few days and check it again?
When should I add fish and what kind do you recomend?

Sorry for all of the questions, but im learning........
Thanks.............
Robb
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post #2 of 4 Old 12-01-2007, 01:06 AM
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You'll be fine with it. Just do water changes the moment you detect ammonia and nitrites. Test them daily.:)

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Test them daily.:)
for how long?
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One week would be good.

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