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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-11-2011, 12:13 AM Thread Starter
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Dropped a Mardel ammonia test strip in the tan

New 36 g tank, still cycling, substrate, plants, no fish.

Fumbled and dropped a Mardel ammonia test strip in the tank. A few seconds exposure. Problem? If so, what is recommended remediation? Thanks!
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Not a problem. They're supposed to be dipped in the tank anyway. On the plus side, you now know the ammonia level of your tank!
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Thanks! (Are you sure? These are the ammonia strips, not the 5-in-one. Instructions say they are to be dipped into a water sample in a tube.)
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-13-2011, 06:48 PM
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It'll be fine, really. At least you didn't do something really silly like spill a liquid test kit in the tank.

Always curious.
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