How do I lower the ammonia in my fish tank?
- Complete a 25% water change and retest after a few hours.
- Treat with Ammonia Remover.
- When at a safe level of 0.0mg treat the tank with Fast Filter Start to boost the bacteria in your filter that process ammonia.
- Continue to regularly test your water.
How do I know if my fish tank ammonia is too high?
Gasping for air
This is due to the mucus that has been generated to help relieve the burns as well as damage to the gills and internal organs. For a tank with high ammonia levels, it is common to see fish breathing heavily and gasping for air.
Does water conditioner lower ammonia?
Today, water conditioners do so much more than just remove chlorine and neutralize ammonia… They also remove metals like lead and copper, help get nitrates under control and even contain additives like aloe vera that can improve the slime coat of your fish.