The Sunnyside 300 :: Tank Log

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Re: The Sunnyside 300 Tank Log

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ok , not adding any Dr T's this morning , going to leave it until late afternoon/early evening. Lets see if I can see any discernible movement on the nitrite front as at the moment I'm still "feeding"

Need to keep an eye on that PH/KH as well I think


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It probably won't make much difference, if any.
The ammonia munchers need to be kept fed as they're not as robust as the nitrite munchers.
You should only be a few days away from being cycled anyway. ;)

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bit late today as was in Walsall for a funeral this morning, again the Nitirite is a guesstimation on colour as the NT is either 8 or 4 and its somewhere in between


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creeping along


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The ammonia seems to be shifting nicely, so you must be very close now. :)

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oh aye, quite happily munching through the ammonia.

Weds it had 5ml added (7ml has typically been taking to 2ppm) in the morning by Mumsie (left it in a test tube for her) and that was all gone by the time I got home mid afternoon

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yay first morning of double zeroes :)


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I don't like to say "I told you so", but..... ;) :D

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for comparison Fireplace using the Fish In Method took 55 days to being ready to add more fish to the original Platys.


Fishless has taken 20 days so far

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here's a question.

My proposed Stocking is

30 Rummy Nose Tetra
10 Sterbai
6 young Angelfish (around 3-4 cm)
Move the 3 Adult Platys

Still thinking about the Agassiz (1 male & maybe 2/3 females)

How many of these could I add in the first load?

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