The Sunnyside 300 Tank Log

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Re: The Sunnyside 300 Tank Log

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Is it worthwhile doing a water change I wonder or a5 x dosage of Prime or just better to sit back and let it balnce itself ?

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It should be ok, but it wouldn't hurt to do a small water change if you wanted.

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lets see what the weekend brings . I think as long as the ammonia keeps going down then I have to presume everything is good. Hopefully the nitrites will start dropping soon

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So I'm calling the nitrites as an 8 today rather than an 8+ as I have previously as it's not quite as dark as yesterday so it feels like the magic may be happening :)


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With ammonia now zero, it looks ok. :)

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Just waiting on the nitrites to start dropping. Carry on feeding with ammonia in the meantime :)

Also I see the GH is still creeping up (although still at acceptable levels as the lowest high of the planned stocking is 10)




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You did just add more bicarbonate. ;)

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ah.....

maybe I should stop adding it :)

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If the cycle is moving, then there's no need for it, despite your soft water. ;)

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slowly slowly :D

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