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Old 08-24-2012, 05:06 PM   #1 
Perseusmom
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Smile Spring water ?

Unless bottled spring water has ammonia in it my 5 gallon tank is cycled finally and I think has been for days but that tube always looked a little green to me but maybe I was not seeing it right cause I did the test using spring water and compared with the tank water and it matched perfect the same color as the spring water. So yeeeeaaa I am trilled to finally have a cycled tank after 3 months which during that time had a major power outage for over 28 hours and lost the BB, so starting over its been around and month and a half for it to cycle but I have a bio-wheel and I have heard they take longer to grow BB. I have 0 nitrite and 5.0 nitrate and now 0 ammonia .

I also took pictures with my iphone and the tube looked yellow on those which I took outside for better lighting...lol So anyway its a good day for sure for me and for Perseus who is a tough little guy and went though all those water changes with no problems or stress in fact he love water changes and may miss not getting them as often now.
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Old 08-24-2012, 10:13 PM   #2 
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its probably yellow, i dont like the test kit i find it hard to match the colours. lol at least for the nitrate one, its like red and then red and then more red lol drives me nuts. i heard the older master test kits from API had a better chart to match the colours
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