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Wayne's Blog – April 2011 Archive (2)

Ammonia just keeps climbing!

Tank has been cycling for a couple weeks now and still no nitrate reading. I had 4ppm of Ammonia last week which lowered to 2ppm two days later. No ammonia has been added since then but the reading started to climb first yesterday it rose to 4ppm again and today it is off the chart. Found nothing dead in the tank and the only thing added was a product recommended by the local pet store owner.

He suggested adding StressZyme. The water had been clear until this was added. A few days…


Added by Wayne on April 23, 2011 at 7:50pm — 7 Comments

In the process of building.

Unfortunately I started construction on my first AP system before I found the Newbie mistakes thread. But everything seems ok so far.


I have a 1200 gallon fish tank (in the ground)


Three growbeds, One of which is only 5" deep. (The bell siphon is a little iffy)


Grow towers and NFT system are next to research. I just wanted to get my feet wet before committing to a larger system.


I had planned to run the system on one pump and…


Added by Wayne on April 19, 2011 at 8:49pm — 3 Comments

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