The trace ammonia is most likely due to your tap water being treated with Chloramine which..., so a question about the chemistry of your new tap is quite valid. Ian
7 Answers · Pets · 17/11/2011
... a marine fish or saltwater fish, then you would need to be sure to add salt to the tap water as well as a dechlorinator (to remove chlorine, ammonia, etc.). You would have...
8 Answers · Pets · 11/06/2012
Ammonia presence in tap water is a sign of Chloramines. Here is a couple...
4 Answers · Pets · 03/05/2009
...make sure to use a water conditioner (Aqua safe is good) before you put the tap water into the tank. For saltwater, make sure to use either distilled water...
11 Answers · Pets · 01/12/2006
almost all tap water has flourine or chlorine in it. you can buy water conditioners at your local fish store. that is what i do. even if you have well water i would still condition it just to make sure.
7 Answers · Pets · 25/02/2011
Yes, always treat. You can leave out tap water for the chlorine to evaporate out however, chlorine is not the only additve in tap water that is deadly to fish. Chloramine is just as deadly and does not evaporate.
5 Answers · Pets · 09/05/2011