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post #41 of 45 Old 01-17-2010, 11:50 PM
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How is the tank looking now?

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post #42 of 45 Old 01-18-2010, 09:37 PM Thread Starter
its all messed up ammonia at 8.0 and nitra is at .85 im usig stability and hopin all my fish dont die while i try and clear up this big mess i just started using stability today so im hoping it starts to clear in 7 days

65 gallon tank
1 oscar 7inch
1 firemouth 4inch
1 common pleco 6inch
1 long finned tiger oscar 3inch

45 gallon tank
2 rainbow tetra 3inch
2 skirt tetra 2inch
1 blue ram 2 inch
1 clown pleco 2 inch

15 gallon tank
1 sailfin pleco 2 inch
1 electric blue jd 2 half inch
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post #43 of 45 Old 01-18-2010, 11:05 PM
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How long has the tank been set up? Did you completely replace your old filter or did you just add the new one?

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post #44 of 45 Old 01-18-2010, 11:54 PM Thread Starter
ok 1 month and 3 days ago i riped out the undergravel and all the gravel i put sand in was clear for a week then went to cloudy mess then my filter broke 3 days ago so i bought a new marineland 350 b that does 364 gallons water a hour and im still cloudymess so today i had water tested lots of ammonia and nitra fish doctor were i do all my stuff said for me to use stability and put 5 cap fulls in a day and within week it will clear and you probly are gonna lose some your fish because doing water changes with how bad ur tank is right now is just gonna be taking out good bacteria that is trying to forum and just makin it worse so your gonna need to put this in and ride it out and if your lucky u wont lose ur fish and try and only feed them once a week if you can but i cant cuz i have to feed the sturgeon once a day the tank was running for 5 months before i switched to sand

65 gallon tank
1 oscar 7inch
1 firemouth 4inch
1 common pleco 6inch
1 long finned tiger oscar 3inch

45 gallon tank
2 rainbow tetra 3inch
2 skirt tetra 2inch
1 blue ram 2 inch
1 clown pleco 2 inch

15 gallon tank
1 sailfin pleco 2 inch
1 electric blue jd 2 half inch
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post #45 of 45 Old 01-19-2010, 12:28 AM
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It sounds like the broken filter lead to this ammonia spike. I'll address it in the other thread.

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