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  • jdhef replied to the thread Help with Fish-in cycle.
    You cannot dose Prime while using Tetra SafeStart. You need to wait a minimum of 24 hours after using Prime (or any water conditioner)...
  • jdhef replied to the thread Lighting dead zone.
    I guess it could be attached, but I know on mine the glass just slides into a slot on both sides. But you could just get some plexiglass...
  • jdhef replied to the thread Lighting dead zone.
    I suppose you could just remove the plastic strip and then have just two separate glass tops.
  • So it appears you are still in the ammonia phase of the cycle. Do you have any nitrates in your tap water? I have to tell you that I...
  • What are your ammonia, nitrite, nitrate and pH readings?
  • jdhef replied to the thread Ammonia levels keep returning.
    Here's the thing with pH and ammonia/ammonium. Depending on pH (and temperature) you can have ammonia and ammonium in the tank at the...
  • If you are going to buy two filters (internal and HOB) the price may end up being the same as one canister filter. I really want to feel...
  • Ya know...the way things are right now, I would just order $30.00 of toilet paper. :p :)
  • jdhef replied to the thread Help Am I cycling my tank right?.
    An ammonia level of 3ppm is fine for cycling, but beware it usually takes about 3 weeks for the ammonia level to start dropping. Once it...
  • I'm a huge fan of the AquaClear filters, but have you considered a canister filter?




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