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Hello all,

I recently noticed that my tab water has 1-2PPM Ammonia in it. I know that's pretty high which makes the water changes complicated.. :( I tested with API test-kit that's not expired and pretty new. Does anyone else have same issue out there? I called my water company and waiting to hear back. What's the best way about going to change 25%-50% WC? Ammonia in tank currently at 0.10PPM or less but not 0. Please advise on how to handle this issue.... I use Prime when doing water changes.
 

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Prime should neutralize it in the tank until your water company can fix it. Drink/cook with bottled water meanwhile I'm thinking.
 

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I had the same problem with ammonia and nitrites. I double dosed prime until the water company fixed the problem.
 

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If your water company is using chloramine to disinfect the water, it is going to have some ammonia in it. Use a good quality water conditioner like SeaChem Prime or Safe. Both products remove ammonia as well as chlorine/chloramine. They will also bind nitrite and nitrate making them less toxic.
 

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I think the test results for "normal" tap water with chloramines is .25 PPM. If there is 1PPM or more I would call the water company.
 
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