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Old 10-03-2012, 05:43 PM   #11 
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Also, I heard that amino chips or something can take ammonia out of water. Some people said that they prepared the water early and ran a filter with the chips in it for a day to remove ammonia from tap water. Is this something I should try to help things long term?
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Old 10-04-2012, 08:25 AM   #12 
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That's "ammo" chips; short for ammonia. I don't know anything about them nor anyone who recommends them.

Your water change will be more effective if you change out 50% at least.

Put the Prime into the refill water just before you refill. It works instantly.
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ammonia, cycle, fin rot, tap water

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