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Hi all,
I know, I know, there seems to be more and more increasing posts about ADA Aqua Soil, but i have another. I know there have been posts about the effects of AS on the water but I had one on how ammonia shows up so quickly.
I just laid down my Powersand and Aquasoil last night and filled up the tank. The next day I tested the ammonia, nitrite, and nitrate and getting high levels on all of them.
ammonia: 4ppm
nitrite:.25
nitrate: 30

How long will this be an issue? I have partially seeded Rena Filstar running on it right now.
Should I do a WC or let the tank run its course? I dont have cloudy water just tannins fromt he driftwood are darkening the water.
 

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no fish o shrimp in there just yet. I ran out of prime so Ill have to change the water tommorow. How long before its safe to intriduce shrimp/fish? Should i wait until all parameters level out?
 

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Awesome, I have the exact same issue as PeteyPob right now. . . glad to know these levels arent harmful to my plants. =] I can rest easy tonight.
 
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