Do API kits go off

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Jonathan replied the topic: Do API kits go off

This was very informative thank you. Going to have to talk really nicely to the wife about the RO unit, as I've just spent over £1500 on other fishy stuff.

Nothing wrong with an ole bucket and a bit of elbow grease.

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Rather you than me. I like the sound of your 'barreless' method.
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Sosban Fach replied the topic: Do API kits go off

Your wife let you spend £1500 on a fish tank in one go!

Your a lucky man.

I showed my wife this the other day she just laughed.

www.gumtree.com/p/pets/solid-oak-tank-11-x-discus-plus-complete-setup/1063668156

To be fair we are in the process of buying a house. Soooo maybe not agood idea at the moment.
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Your a lucky man.


Yeah, I think she's quite fond of the Oscar. I explained he was getting ill because of the previous tank's size. hehe

That's a pretty nice setup for £600 if it's only 4 months old! He's probably going through the divorce following the initial purchase.
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Goranothos replied the topic: Do API kits go off

Jonathan, you might also want to consider a denitrator.

Sosban uses one (Deltec?), and I just installed one (Aquaripure brand) ten days ago. It's already working for me.

www.oscarfishlover.com/forum/14-tanks-filtration-heating-etc/304158-aquaripure-denitrator#379912

160ppm out of the tap is terrible. Good luck.

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Sosban Fach replied the topic: Do API kits go off

A de-nitrator can't handle nitrates of that magnitude.

An RO filter would be more effective for this immdiate problem. I have a 50 GPH it to be honest its to slow I would recomend a 100gh one.

Got mine from these guys there very good; There always very willing to explain the mechanics of the system and give any advice.

www.vyair.com

Whilst a de-nitrator would help it would be an uneccasary expense when the fish is this size. It won't produce enough nitrates and with only one fish Jonathon might not ever need one.
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