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nitrate readings

  1. Betta Fish Care
    Hello! I have a 16gal and I'm currently trying to cycle it. However, I'm very confused on my readings. I have had the tank for 3 weeks so far. What I do know is that ammonia turns into nitrite, which turns into nitrate. And that a cycled tank has 0 ammonia and 0 nitrite. However, I am confused...
  2. Betta Fish Care
    I am doing my first fish-in cycle. I've finally seen a reading for Nitrate today. It is not significant – the water is just slightly pinkish when I test it. It's less than the smallest number on the colour chart. I also have small readings for Ammonia and Nitrite. Should I change the water now...
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