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Re: Testing Bacterial Cultures

> Date: Sun, 23 May 1999 11:25:41 -0700
> From: lovell <lovell at drizzle_com>
> Subject: Bacterial cultures -- Anyone actually tested?
> Has anyone ever run a test of these bacterial start-up products (e.g.
> Ultra Clear)?  It seems like it would be pretty easy to set up 2 tanks
> or buckets with identical temps, gravel, and filtration, but one with
> culture and one without, then dose each of them with X ppm of ammonia
> every day (two words! ;) and monitor the results.  Has anyone ever tried
> this?
> Sherman Lovell

Great idea Sherman... let us know your results. I'd suggest that you NOT use
any water conditioner in the test tanks and that you use LaMotte or Hach
test kits (due to their accuracy and precision). It should take you about 45
days to have your answer...

James Purchase