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How to Lower Ammonia Levels in a Fish Tank if They Are Not ...

William Lopez|14 days ago
9/13/2010 · To lower ammonia levels in your fish tank, purchase a test kit to determine the current ammonia levels. If the kit detects any amount of ammonia in the tank, perform a water change by removing 10-15% of the water and replacing it with fresh water.

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Kevin Jackson|30 days ago
New tank and ammonia levels are high, nitrate are low. I put up a new 90 gallon tank 2 weeks ago and for my daughters birthday 3 days later she got 12 fish. 2 angles, a rainbow shark, 3 red, white, and blue tetras and 6 cardinal tetras. ... 3 weeks into cycle (fish in) but ammonia levels are high 2.0 ppm.

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Ronald Adams|19 days ago
the levels were always fine, but all of a sudden the water got super cloudy and when I tested I had a major ammonia spike. The levels were sky high (0.4 or higher) The fish, however, seemed just fine. They were happily swimming around on all levels of the tank.

New Tank And Ammonia Levels Are High, Nitrate Are Low

Jeff Jones|29 days ago
If you have Ammonia in a fish tank you should be worried and need to reduce it quickly. Ammonia is the most harmful toxin to your fish and you need to get rid of it fast. This list of 10 things to do to lower the ammonia levels is sure to help. The first thing you should do immediately is remove...

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Ronald Baker|29 days ago
11/12/2012 · Ammonia poisoning is a very real threat to your fish, especially when the tank is new and is still cycling or if the tank has been stressed and the biological filter has been upset or removed. Ammonia stress is caused by two occurrences in the aquarium chemistry. First is the build up of toxic ammonia and nitrite in the water.

10 Ways: How To Reduce Ammonia In A Fish Tank Quickly

Kevin Evans|22 days ago
In cases of very high ammonia levels, feedings need to be discontinued for several days. And obviously, no new fish should be added to the tank until both the ammonia and nitrite levels have fallen to zero. How to Prevent Ammonia Poisoning . When you start a new aquarium, ask a friend with a healthy, well-established aquarium for a cup of ...

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Michael Mitchell|8 days ago
2/28/2012 · i am a new fish tank owner. the people at the store told me to set the tank up and let it run for 24 hours before adding fish. my boyfriend brought two 1.5 inch cichlids home and the next day we went to buy more. so the dummy i am, went and bought 4 mollies. the next week, we lost a balloon molly and a red tail shark that was purchased just a day before it died.

How to Treat Ammonia Poisoning in Aquarium Fish

Robert Miller|26 days ago
7/28/2010 · We've recently set up a new fish tank with 2 goldfish in it. 4 days after we set it up the water went very cloudy almost like thick fog, we tested the water using a universal test kit and found that ammonia levels were high. We did a 20% water change to see if it would help, but made no difference. After I told the pet shop guys the situation they said that its probably because the …

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Brian Lewis|10 days ago
5/17/2016 · High ammonia spike after setting up new tank, is it normal? 226071 - in Freshwater Beginners forum - Hi last week i put up my new 29gallon tank with 19 gallon of clean water and 10 gallon of water from my old and cycled tank(at that...

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John Johnson|5 days ago
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Donald Harris|26 days ago
1/12/2014 · Constantly high ammonia levels 161712 - in Aquarium Water forum - Hi everyone, I am new here and to the aquarium world. I need some help with what to do about the ammonia levels in my tank. I …

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Brian Johnson|4 days ago
More fish means more ammonia production, increasing the stress on all fish and the likelihood of fish deaths. Once ammonia levels reach highly stressful or toxic levels, your tank has succumbed to "New Tank Syndrome"; the tank has not yet fully cycled, and the accumulating ammonia has concentrations lethal to your fish. How much ammonia is too ...

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William Smith|13 days ago
4/29/2019 · So, if you are cycling a new tank, high levels of ammonia are to be expected. But in an established aquarium, a spike in ammonia can indicate major problems. What happens if your ammonia levels are too high? Once your ammonia levels exceed zero, that’s when problems start to occur.

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Steven Moore|4 days ago
6/20/2011 · Yes, ammonia will harm your fish. You should wait until your tank is cycled to add fish or if you're going with a fish in cycle, you'll need a hardy type fish and frequent small water changes with a good water conditioner added like Seachem Prime. What size tank do you have? If you haven't read this thread yet, here's a great guide on cycling.

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Richard Walker|8 days ago
3/6/2013 · It is because of ammonia, its toxicity and the inability of an immature biofilter to reprocess it, that “New Tank Syndrome” can become a fatal reality for many tropical fish. To avoid it, new fish should be added gradually and the water tested frequently to check that the new aquarium and maturing filter are able to cope with the ammonia ...

Ammonia – The Invisible Killer in Your Aquarium

Brian Walker|17 days ago
10/29/2009 · There are a number of other processes that go on in the tank and the filter that this process doesn't address, primarily handling of other organic material produced in the fish's metabolism. In fact, the high ammonia levels you have maintained in the tank can prevent some of these other processes from starting, even if there is a waste source ...