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Water Parameters:

Discussion in 'Marine Aquarium Advice' started by M.R Drake, Feb 27, 2013.


  1. M.R Drake

    M.R Drake PetForums Member

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    Hi again
    I just wanted someone to back me up on my water parameters, the tank is NOT stocked yet and it's also in the cycling process.

    Here are the water parameters please tell me what is normal and what is not:
    NO3=0
    NO2=0
    PH= below 6.0
    KH= 40
    GH= somewhere between 170-180

    Yeah I know the PH level is WAYYY too low.. But as I said, the tank is still cycling and it is not being stocked yet... The tank is been cycling for only few days now.
     
  2. NaomiM

    NaomiM Love my furry, feathered and finned family

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    I don't know if it's the same for marine setups, but I know in freshwater tanks a low pH can slow/stall the cycle, and can be remedied by adding some bicarb of soda. As I said, though, I know nothing about marines, so it may be bettert to wait for someone more knowledgeable to advise :p Sorry not much help I know!
     
  3. M.R Drake

    M.R Drake PetForums Member

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    At least you replied! Your effort is very well appreciated!!
     
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