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    Question Water Test Question

    We just did a water test this morning and just want to know if the results are ok, remember we did have problems before, looks like they're solve, the pond is kind of new, since march and is 2000 gallons with an Ultima II biofilter and UV 40 watts and the 46 kois most of them small & med. and just 6 that are 12-14" , don't know what other inf. you might need and we still doing the water changes every other day 20-25%

    Oxygen - 5-8
    PH - 7.5
    Amonia - 0
    Nitrite - 1
    Nitrate - 5-10
    Last edited by ZUROBI3; 08-28-2009 at 05:41 AM. Reason: More information
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    The numbers look pretty good. Nitrite at 1.0 is still an issue, but now with ammonia at 0 it sounds like your biofilter is maturing. You should see the nitrite level starting to fall. Some salt, like before, will help the fish until the nitrite resolves.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RobF View Post
    The numbers look pretty good. Nitrite at 1.0 is still an issue, but now with ammonia at 0 it sounds like your biofilter is maturing. You should see the nitrite level starting to fall. Some salt, like before, will help the fish until the nitrite resolves.

    Thanks Rob, that's what Robert told me about the biofilter is getting close to mature, thank god, I'm going to tell him about the salt, thanks again

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