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Newbie to pps pro dosing

I mixed my dry ferts according to directions on bottle from greenleaf. After waiting a night or two I dosed this morning before lights came on. When I got home my ammonia level was .5 ppm and my nitrite was .5 ppm. Is this normal. I've always heard these levels above 0 are toxic. Like I said I'm new to this. What do I need to change if anything. Water change? Less ferts. I am dosing the 2 ppm of each bottle because I have a 20 gallon long.
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Dosing will not increase your ammonia or nitrite levels.

However, it sounds as if your aquarium has not been properly cycled yet. Do you have plants/fish/livestock in the aquarium?

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