Sera Bionitrivec and Sera Aquatan for established marine tank

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  1. FLOMEDIA

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    Hi guys,

    I did a water test tonight and picked up my all my levels are good but my ammonia is sitting at 0.8. I'm very worried as it was at 0. I did add some additional stock this weekend so I don't know if it is just a short spike or if I should be concerned.

    I've got a boxer shrimp, diamond goby, long tentacle coral, hermit crab, two small clown fish and two chromis.

    Can I add Sera Bionitrivec to my filter to bring down the ammonia? It says it's for fresh water but I found a thread where people have used it. Just don't know if they is it for new or established tanks?

    Your help will be greatly appreciated as I'm very concerned.

    Thank you
     
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    It could be a spike because of the increased bioload. What filtration are you using?
     
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    Thanks for the prompt response. It's a BOYU Nano tank with a built in filter. I replaced the normal filter with Odyssea Nitrate removing filter pads.
     
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    I did a quick 25% water change. Will measure again tomorrow morning and see where we stand. Hope it will do for now.
     
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    I have no idea if the Sera products will work. Why not get some Seachem stability. Rather safe than sorry.

    How many litres and how old is your tank?
     
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    Tank is 70 litres and been going for about 7 months. Think I was just to excited to add too many new inhabitants this past weekend. Will just wait for it to settle and keep n close eye. Thanks for the advice. Will get some Stability tomorrow. :) Everything looks happy for now.
     
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    Oh forgot to mention also saw my blue legged hermit crab molted. Got a fright at first but then saw he was fine. Walking along the liverock.
     
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