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xxthrwitdwnxx 05-04-2007 05:40 PM

bio spira
 
ok i added 1 bag of bio spira to my tank today and was wondering what do i need to do its a 30 gallon tank that has ammonia levels high 8.0. what do i do if nitrites or nitrates spike please help before it happens

Age of Aquariums 05-04-2007 05:41 PM

You need to wait 24 hours. If its is still high, then add another.

xxthrwitdwnxx 05-04-2007 05:50 PM

no no no i added bio spira to my tank to help it cycle faster. and i also have fish in there soo i was wondering if i should do a water change if my nitrite and nitrates spike or should i just let it complete

Falina 05-04-2007 06:03 PM

No, you should do water changes. 20% every day or two will help reduce your levels if they're too high.

Age of Aquariums 05-04-2007 06:46 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Julie
No, you should do water changes. 20% every day or two will help reduce your levels if they're too high.


Right, I guess I misunderstood. :oops:


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