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    Mystery snails, mystery ammonia?

    Wow, thanks for such thorough advice. Yeah, I'm starting to think the nerite is actually dead- and probably has something to do with the readings not going down. Maybe I was just in denial. :') Poor guy. If there is the possibility of a bacterial die-off, would something like Stresszyme or...
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    Mystery snails, mystery ammonia?

    Thank you for the advice. I was worried that somehow if I changed the water every day that it would deplete good bacteria/etc. When I set up the tank I let it sit for a day or two to let any residual gravel dust settle. Then I added some drops of ammonium chloride and just let it do its thing...
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    Mystery snails, mystery ammonia?

    My tap water is pretty good I think- slightly low pH and a tiny bit alkaline. I use a few drops of water conditioner when I do changes.
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    Mystery snails, mystery ammonia?

    Hello!! This is my first post on the forum, so let me know if this is supposed to go somewhere else- it's nice to meet you all! I'm relatively new to aquarium keeping and haven't done it in a long time, so any advice would be appreciated in my current situation. I recently started a 5 gallon...
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