Betta Fish Care  
Go Back   Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care > Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
Check out the eBook Betta Fish Care Made Easy
betta fish
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 02-26-2013, 05:14 AM   #11 
Hallyx
Reference Team
 
Hallyx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Fungus corners
Stubborn high nitrite levels are one of the most frustrating conditions in establishing a tank. You've fixed yours by cleaning everything out. At the bottom of this page is a column of "related threads." You'll see how other keepers approached this problem.

I don't recognize your readings (strips?). Usually we talk in fractional or ~5.0 ppm (parts per million). These are typical readings for the most-used API Freshwater test kit... a liquid test.

When you return and begin to cycle your tank, check out the "stickies" on cycling at the top of the menu in this section. Feel free to ask questions.

I agree with tekkguy that a fishless cycle is the quickest and most responsible method. But, do yourself a favor and use pure ammonia. (You'll thank me later.)

Last edited by Hallyx; 02-26-2013 at 05:17 AM.
Hallyx is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:02 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.