1st tests!

Discussion in 'Water Chemistry' started by bmshehan, Feb 10, 2008.

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  1. bmshehan

    bmshehan Fu Manchu Lion Fish

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    so leaving the tank alone will even most stuff out? what about fish waste, leftover food, etc.? why would the water change prolong my cycle? just some newbie questions8)
     
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  3. reef_guru

    reef_guru Humpback Whale

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    during cycling the only thing you need to test is ammonia. if it gets over 1ppm then do a water change. other than that dont do one.

    if you want to test for Ca,Mg,dKH it wouldnt hurt. i suggest 1.026 on salt