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Proper levels

Postby underdogg101 » Fri Apr 11, 2008 8:55 pm

Can someone tell me what are acceptable levels in an African Cichld tank?

Nitrate
Ammonia
Nitrite

I know they should all be low, but was is acceptable limits?

What is the best PH to maintain? THANKS!
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Postby Dave » Fri Apr 11, 2008 9:01 pm

Ammonia = 0
Nitrite = 0
Nitrate = 0-20 ppm best, but some will keep up to 40 ppm.

pH = stable 7.5 plus. Stability is more important than having high pH.
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