Nancie Baker wrote:The aquarium water test strips I bought do not read ammonia levels; the pH is fine, the nitrites/nitrates are high, and the alkalinity was "ideal".
Cj Verde wrote:Here's a chart showing toxicity of ammonia based on temp & pH:
High nitrates don't matter too much but high nitrites are toxic. Sea salt can help mitigate. There's a ratio I don't have handy but I can look up.
Don't feed at all till ammonia is 0.