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  1. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hi all! I'm exactly a week into a fishless cycle on a 6 gallon tank for one of my bettas. I've been using crushed up fish pellets stuffed into pieces of tied stockings as my ammonia source. I've been testing my pH and ammonia levels daily since I started, but something occurred to me today...
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    I'm wanting to do a fishless cycle and I keep adding ammonia (10% ammonium hydroxide, passes the shake/foam test) but am still getting a reading of zero when I take a water sample in to the local pet store for testing. (I'm over budget already on this tank by about double, so can't get my own...
  3. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I've spoke to my science teacher about finding ammonia and he was saying something about ammonia vs. ammonium hydroxide. He said he assumes I would want just ammonia because ammonium is a base and bacteria don't get nutritional value or something from it? Can someone explain to me which I would...
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