NITRITE LEVEL WAY TOO HIGH

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tmassey18 created the topic: NITRITE LEVEL WAY TOO HIGH

I've ask some people I know they recommend a tank flush. Any other info would be help or advice. Please and thank you.
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OFL replied the topic: NITRITE LEVEL WAY TOO HIGH

Can you explain more in detail about your setup, how long has been set up for, what sort of fish you are keeping.

If your tank is in the cycling process than is just a matter of waiting until there is enough bacteria present in the filtration system to deal with the toxins. It may be a case that something's happened and you have killed off some bacteria which is why you are seeing higher nitrite. Normally the bacteria that deals with nitrite will multiply fairly quickly if the tank is established. In the meantime, you should feed your fish sparingly

Just tell us a little bit more about the problem.

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tmassey18 replied the topic: NITRITE LEVEL WAY TOO HIGH

Tank has been set up for a lil over 2 months I got albino oscar and tiger oscar both juvenile-s I did replace the filter cartridge I know that messed it up. Uhmm what else would you like to know oh I also have common pleco in tank.
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Suprd71 replied the topic: NITRITE LEVEL WAY TOO HIGH

After 2 months you should have a complete cycle. You are overstocked and under filtered. Cartridge style filters can not handle the bioload of 2 Oscars and a pleco. Not even a dozen of them. For your fish, even though they are still small, you need a 6ft tank of around 150-180 gals, at least one large canister(FX6) or two medium sized ones, and a couple of large hob filters(Aquaclear110). You will forever fight a losing battle without proper tank space and filtration.


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tmassey18 replied the topic: NITRITE LEVEL WAY TOO HIGH

Well I can't get another tank till I get my taxes bak
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tmassey18 replied the topic: NITRITE LEVEL WAY TOO HIGH

Tank was doing great till I changed cartridge
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DRACO replied the topic: NITRITE LEVEL WAY TOO HIGH

posting more topic with same subject will only tire people helping you here... this is just the same as this topic...


www.oscarfishlover.com/forum/53-water-chemistry/306930-cloudy#409513
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tehmole replied the topic: NITRITE LEVEL WAY TOO HIGH

tmassey18 wrote: Tank was doing great till I changed cartridge


what do you mean you changed cartridge? sounds to me you are under filtered. Are you adding new cartridge's?
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tmassey18 replied the topic: NITRITE LEVEL WAY TOO HIGH

Im not under filtered thank you very much
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tehmole replied the topic: NITRITE LEVEL WAY TOO HIGH

but you're not stating what's your filtration system and what do you mean by changing the cartridge
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