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Ammonia & Nitrite Poisoning In Aquarium


Ammonia (NH3  NH4) Poisoning in Aquarium Ammonia – colourless, pungent gas and the primary component of fish wastes. It is harmful to fish and tends to rise in newly established aquaria due to a lack of nitrifying bacteria,…

The Nitrogen Cycle Timeline


The Nitrogen cycle is rather simple but a vital biological process in aquarium keeping. To break it down, it is a biochemical cascade with three(3) stages involving continual chemical degradation of nitrogenous compounds [ammonia (toxic) to nitrite (toxic)…