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    Is This Normal Fish Behavior?

    hi all I started a tank on april 11th it’s still in the cycling process. added three glofish tetras and tetra safestart about three days into cycling. Ever since my fish have been in their tank i’ve noticed that they pick at the gravel searching for food even right AFTER i feed them, is this...
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    Ammonia Reading

    would you guys interprete this ammonia reading as .50 or 1? i did a 20-30% water change yesterday and it seems like the levels had risen from .50. there’s .25 in my tap. we tried to boil off the ammonia and let it sit for about 2-3 hours before adding it to the tank. added api stress coat as...
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    Levels Not Moving

    hi all, long story short my family and i started a tank on april 11th, we let it run for two days and then added tetra safestart and let that run for 24 hours before adding 3 glofish tetras. after about 2 weeks of letting the safestart run it’s course we finally saw a rise in the ammonia levels...
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    Nitrate Reading

    hello all, i’m currently two weeks into fish-in cycling(yes i know please don’t kill me it’s what mom wanted) using tetra safestart. finally got an ammonia reading after almost the whole two weeks as it was .25 up until then, now it looks to be .50 which i know is the cutoff for water changes...
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    Glofish Acting Weird

    hello all, long story short i started my tank on april 11th, i added tetra safestart and am finally getting a reading of .50. ammonia and 0 for everything else. this week i’ve noticed that one of my three glofish tetras is acting weird. none of them school together, however the pink one hides...
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    Topping Off Water

    hi all, i just need some advice about topping off my tank. If i should do it or if it’s still fine. i’ve been using tetra safestart for about a week and 2 days now. recently just started seeing a spike in my ammonia and i believe that is the first step in the cycle. my question is, can i top...
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    Should I Add An Air Stone?

    i currently have three glofish tetras in a 25 gallon tank. still in the beginning stages of cycling. ammonia just reached .50, still no nitrites or nitrates. however i’ve noticed over the last week that my pink and purple fish have been going to the surface a lot. i thought that i had enough...
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    Moving With A Fish Tank

    hi all, my family has recently been looking into buying a new house. not sure on the exact move date as were just in the starting process but i was wondering if anyone had any tips into moving a 25 gallon fish tank with three glofish tetras. tank is still in the cycling process and i’m worried...
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    Bacteria Bloom With Tetra Safestart

    hi all, my family has recently started a new tank about a week ago. on thursday we finally put in tetra safe start and within 24 hours added 3 glofish to the tank. i suspect it’s starting to have a bacteria bloom. i tested the water and it still says .25 ammonia, 0 nitrite, and 0 nitrate from...




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