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post #4 of (permalink) Old 01-29-2013, 05:17 AM Thread Starter
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It's been a week since initial setup...
Went away for 4 days and came back to about half my plants melting.
Water change 50% then tested
2ppm ammonia
No nitrites or nitrates

I started dosing macros today, drop checker is a darker green so I also increased CO2

Also note that even with high levels of ammonia, hitchhiker snails are growing and very active. Must be the low pH created by aquasoil or they are super hardy (had 4-8ppm the night before I left)

Mr. Aqua 30cm cube journal
20L high tech journal
Fluval EDGE slightly modded, low tech
3+ gallon (40 x 16 x 20.5 cm) aquatic soil, low-tech
Fluval spec V (sitting in a box)
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