"For chlorine, I use a 55 galon drum that I fill about 2 times a week, changing out the water each time. I wait 3 days to use it. Yesterday I used the API water conditioner in 5 galon buckets. Waited 15 minutes each for the conditioner. I will more…"
"Arg! I came home to one dead and since I've been home 2 more have died! :(
@Matt I have no hiding places. All clear there. Ammonia seems to be sitting fine: right above 0.
PH, retested with high and it is at 8. Could be an issue.
"Ack! I was wrong! Something is amiss! 4 more dead as of this morning. :(
Ammonia level is pretty darn close to 0. PH is at 7.6. I threw in a air pump (rock thing) this morning. Sad day seeing these guys laying on the bottom of the tank this…"
"@Jim I think the water replacement has worked. I tested this morning and it appears my ammonia has moved back to zero! Over the past week and a half I have lost 4 fish. I've added more plants, and tons more water daily. I think my two…"
"Quick question, I'm seeing an ammonia spike right now which is causing the loss of some fish. I keep adding water and I stopped feeding them to help. It is currently at .25 ppm which is no buenos. Any idea on how to solve this? Just keep…"
"@John Awesome! I was wondering about adding some to the bed. I have tons of worms in my dirt grow beds(raised) and I've dropped a couple into the gravel beds when randomly finding them. The ones in my dirt beds were left over from a fishing…"
"@Sheri That's what I was thinking. I started crushing the food since the smaller ones weren't getting any bigger and upped the feeding frequency hoping to get more out of them. I only do about 2 heaping tablespoons at a time for 52 fish.…"
"Yep. I've been adding about 20+ galons to my IBC tank a week. Pool, had to top that off yesterday, about 2 inches.
Another question, how often are you supposed to be feeding your fish? I've been giving my fish about a 2 tablespoons…"