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Ok, so, this is my first tank.

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DKC

https://m.imgur.com/account/Tezcatlipoca25966/images/slJysLz

I hope the photo comes through ok.

60x30x45cm. With Amazonia II substrate over river gravel. Been cycling for one week now. Just planted today.

ph 6.6,  Ammonia 8,  Nitrite 5,  Nitrate 80,  KH 0,  GH 4 (needed 4 drops). TDS 138

Did a 25% water change as part of planting.

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jayc
1 hour ago, DKC said:

I hope the photo comes through ok

Got a 404 error unfortunately. 

Can't you post the pic here on SKFA?

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DKC

No I can’t.... it gives me a -200 error.

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sdlTBfanUK

I got an error when trying to get the picture as well. If you want to put it on this website I think there is a size limit so if you can reduce it to below 500kb you may then be able to post the picture, I reduced mine to about 400kb and then they were uploadable.

Simon

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Zoidburg

Water change should be 50-75% as you want to bring the ammonia down to around, or below, 4ppm.

 

The photos might not be public so double check the settings there.

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DKC

Ok, trying again...maybe too small this time.

Ammonia now down to 4ppm.

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sdlTBfanUK

Great you got the pictures on here now.

Hope the cycling is going to plan and well. Lots of plants and variety so should grow in to a nice heavy planted and green tank very quickly.

Simon

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DKC

I hope so too, Simon. The ammonia has dropped. Even 24 hours after last 25% water change. Nitrites and Nitrates are still up.will see if the ammonia stays at 4ppm and then drops further. I suppose no use worrying about nitrites until ammonia is close to zero.

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