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post #21 of 23 Old 04-04-2010, 03:54 AM
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That's probably fine. A 20% water change isn't going to remove more than 20% of the ammonia in the tank, so your bacteria should still have plenty to "eat."

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post #22 of 23 Old 04-04-2010, 02:51 PM Thread Starter
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K. If I smell the ammonia again in a couple of days should I do another 20% water change or leave it alone?
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I'd say if you're smelling ammonia the ammonia levels are definitely too high and a water change is warranted.

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