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    Trouble reducing ammonia

    I am using prime, my tap water has some ammonia in it. would it be ok to try bottled water?
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    Trouble reducing ammonia

    i currently have a Betta Fish in a 3 gallon tank with a filter and a heater. He was given to me as a gift and we didnt realize they need a bigger tank so i am currently cycling a 10 gallon to move him into. we also didnt know about the nitrogen cycle. this 3 gallon tank is not cycled and ammonia...
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    Cycling 10 gallon for 4 weeks, Nitrite wont go down

    After the water change the tank parameters were: ammonia 1ppm nitrite 0.5ppm pH 7.5 24 hours later i have: ammonia 0.25ppm nitrite 2ppm pH 7.2 should i keep adding ammonia daily?
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    Cycling 10 gallon for 4 weeks, Nitrite wont go down

    Thank you, I will try a big water change and see what it looks like tomorrow. I didnt know if doing a big water change would affect the process in a negative way but this makes sense. i am only adding one Betta to this tank but i orginally had the ammonia at 4ppm when i began the process.
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    Cycling 10 gallon for 4 weeks, Nitrite wont go down

    I have been cycling my 10 gallon tank for 4 weeks now doing a fishless cycle with Dr Tim's ammonia chloride. the ammonia went to 0 ppm after about 2 weeks and nitrite went to 4-5ppm as expected. I have been adding around 0.5ppm of ammonia daily for the past 2 weeks and it is always at 0 the next...
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