Ammonia,Nitrites,Nitrates.

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So I just checked the cycling 135 gallon tank.
Yesterday readings
P.h 7.6
Ammonia 1.0~1.5 ppm
Nitrites 1.0~1.5ppm
Nitrates 5ppm
I just checked them again right now
P.h 7.6
Ammonia 0.0
Nitrites 2.0 ppm
Nitrates 10ppm
Why is the ammonia gone but nitrites are still up there like this?
 
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JettsPapa said:
I believe it's because the bacteria that convert nitrites to nitrates haven't caught up, but it sounds like your tank is well on the way to being cycled.
Sweet, thanks JettsPapa.
I'm excited.
 

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