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Hi, I did a 10% water change Friday, on Saturday I noticed my fish had ammonia burns I did a 10% water change then a 40% water change. One Sunday I did a 50% water change and tested Ammonia levels and it was at an 8. I treated with amo-lock and Prime conditioner. Today I did a 50% water change and art the conditioner still no change. I have a 60 gallon tank with three medium goldfish, two very tiny goldfish, algae eater and some snails. I have an internal filter and the charcoal air water filter. Everything was fine and suddenly I had this spike in Ammonia. I have no missing it dead fish, no dead plants the only new thing is I tried a new fish food. Yesterday I gave them only a little bit of their old food.
 

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Hi, I did a 10% water change Friday, on Saturday I noticed my fish had ammonia burns I did a 10% water change then a 40% water change. One Sunday I did a 50% water change and tested Ammonia levels and it was at an 8. I treated with amo-lock and Prime conditioner. Today I did a 50% water change and art the conditioner still no change. I have a 60 gallon tank with three medium goldfish, two very tiny goldfish, algae eater and some snails. I have an internal filter and the charcoal air water filter. Everything was fine and suddenly I had this spike in Ammonia. I have no missing it dead fish, no dead plants the only new thing is I tried a new fish food. Yesterday I gave them only a little bit of their old food.
What test kit are you using?
 

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You might try using a gravel washer as part of your water change. Food and waste at the bottom of the tank are going to be unaffected by a water change alone. Goldfish are notorious as
a dirty fish in terms of food and waste. In my opinion a 10% water change is not going to give you much in the way of significant change.
30- % with a gravel washer would be where I would start. Also be very wary of spraying anything in the air any where near the tank (air freshners etc )
Just my 2cents worth
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