rdnelson99;796436 wrote: So, if that is the case, seems like when using prime, one should dose, wait say 12-16 hours and then do a water change? Otherwise it releases it back to it's original state? Just trying to understand.
Good to know! Thanks.heathlindner25;796531 wrote: You will still show ammonia on test after prime but it will be neutralized.
Rich, in doing this, how do you care for uneaten food? Right now I'm pulling the little filter pad from my HOB and cleaning it twice a day to get the left over algae out of it.rdnelson99;796458 wrote: I had a small HOB bio-wheel filled with matrix and had a big amonia spike with a decent size tang and a small trigger in my 20 gal QT. Now, I have two good size tangs in it but added another bag of matrix that has been in my sump for a few months. Going to keep a close eye on it. Just put the tangs in this afternoon (thanks to Dylan).
I would love to know how NO3-1 and NH3 can magically become carbon.falos;796428 wrote: <p style="text-align:left">prime binds with the nitrate and ammonia and turns it in to a form of carbon for the bio filter and skimmer to remove