Using Dr Tim’s To Re Cycle My 55 Gallon After Cycle Stalled. Color Blind So Hard To See Colors. Help

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by minicupracer1, Apr 14, 2018.

  1. minicupracer1Valued MemberMember

    So I have a 55 gallon that I have been cycling for about 3 weeks now. Well I’m pretty sure it stalled so I did a complete water change and added dr Tim’s fishless cycle kit on fri. These are the instructions and my first reading. Any help reading the colors would be appreciated because I am a bit color blind View attachment 429260View attachment 429261

  2. FishMichValued MemberMember

    I can’t open the attachments to help
  3. Jay ChenNew MemberMember

  4. minicupracer1Valued MemberMember

    Day 2 of dr Tim’s. Had to do a 50% water change because the nitrites were over 5.0. Dosed 50 drops of ammonia in after. IMG_5150.jpg
  5. Jay ChenNew MemberMember

  6. minicupracer1Valued MemberMember

    Day 3. Dosed more ammonia after taking this reading. IMG_5170.jpg
  7. GuppyDazzleWell Known MemberMember

    I'm color blind also. As you know, you can usually figure out colors not by looking but by studying them. My wife has good color vision and by comparing the colors she saw with the colors I saw, I was able to learn which colors matched the color chart. I got to the point where my interpretation matched hers exactly.
  8. minicupracer1Valued MemberMember

    Yeah. Better safe than sorry I feel like. Lol
  9. minicupracer1Valued MemberMember


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