Ph? Ammonia?

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by Caitlin86, Apr 22, 2017.

  1. Caitlin86Well Known MemberMember

    Could i get some opinions on my ph...is it 7.4 or 8? Is my ammonia 0 or 0.25? my ammonia looks yellow..no green tint...but not as yellow as the pamphlet pic. Man oh man the stress of water parameters lol
     

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  2. mcnasty1New MemberMember

    I'd say it's about 7.3 hence the slightly paler colour. Could be wrong. I'd guess the ammonia is .175 ish. As it seems to be somewhere in the middle. They can be tricky to read especially in certain lighting.
     
  3. wapoosheValued MemberMember

    not an expert on test kits, in fact i dont even have one. But Just going to give my observations. Your ph looks like 8.0 ph while your ammonia looks more of 0.
     
  4. Caitlin86Well Known MemberMember

    i think the ph is 8. I have a 10g divided tank housing 2 bettas..2 mystery snails..3 ghost shrimp. Is a ph of 8 ok 4 bettas?? I have read u should keep a stable ph rather than reaching 4 a different ph..what do u guys think?

    tota
    totally agree on that one..the colors sometimes arent exact....more accurate than the test strips though!
     
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