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cloudy water. Help!!!!
Old 09-10-2013, 01:08 PM   #21
 
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if you have been using an ammonia lock like prime you might want to check the ammonia to see if that is total ammonia or free ammonia. The sechem multitest ammonia kit tests both:


Seachem. MultiTest: Ammonia

If the ammonia is locked basically do nothing. Any more addition of chemicals will further lock up oxygen and not reduce the ammonia readings of most test kits.

That would be especially true if basically xxxmorexxxx your fish seem ok.

Regradless the addition of fast growing plants to suck out the ammonia is the way to go.


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Old 09-11-2013, 12:18 AM   #22
 
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Hmmmm never heard of acurel causing a false reading. I guess *scratches head* it could?

Is the reading still at 4??
i just did a test and it went down to 2.0
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