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Also what test kit were you using?
 

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Have you use any medicines to treat the fish?:) Some meds appear to harm your biological filtration thus resulting to ammonia and nitrite spikes.
 

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Have you seeded your tank with an established filter media or anything else like decors, gravel? If you haven't, you may not have enough bacteria to break down the ammonia into nitrites and finally to nitrates. At the moment, ammonia can't be much too toxic at low pH although you still need to get rid of the ammonia.
 

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musho3210 said:
i dont know anyone that can lend my anything to "seed" the tank, thats why im planning to get those bottles that contain strains of bacteria and see if they help.
Try to ask your lfs for a filter media in one of their tanks. Make sure the tank where you get the media has healthy stocks. Diseased fish will naturally infect your own fish which could cause you troubles.
 
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