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Re: [APD] Getting shot of Nitrate Xperiment

I believe Robert T. Ricketts wrote this email section below:
> Stuart Halliday wrote, in part:
>> TAN?
> TAN = Total Ammonia Nitrogen. What most hobby tests read, with no
> differentiation between ammonium ion (NH4+, bound or free) and dissolved
> ammonia gas (NH3).

Oh thanks for that. We just call it TA over here. :-)

> And further wrote:
>> The fishless ammonia cycle took the longest to plough through...
> Did you use any bacterial inoculation?  Without such it is open-ended.

Does the substrate and the internal filter sponge count?

Stuart Halliday
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