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Old 02-16-2014
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Originally Posted by Vman View Post
So I did my first time ever water test last night.I haven't changed my water in 2 weeks and kept the feeding at a normal rate. My ph is 8.2,ammonia 0,nitrite 0 but the nitrate hit 160. Is it normal to have nitrates without the others?
A cycled tank should have 0 readings of ammonia and nitrite. I try to keep my nitrates under 40ppm, ideally 20ppm or less.
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