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AmazonUIPageJS : P).load.js('https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/914MtH7KMXL.js?AUIClients/GestaltDetailPageMobileWebMetaAsset'); }); I have used this for a while and it works as advertised. .sb-checkbox-container{display:table;height:60px;width:100%;margin-top:-18px}.sb-checkbox-column{display:table-cell;table-layout:fixed;width:60px;vertical-align:middle}.sb-checkbox-column.sb-bordered-box{border-top:0;border-bottom:0;border-left:0;border-top-right-radius:0;border-bottom-right-radius:0}.sb-dead-space-column{display:table-cell;width:13px}.sb-touch-link-column{display:table-cell;vertical-align:middle}.sb-checkbox{margin-left:13px}.sb-bordered-box{border:.1rem #ddd solid;border-radius:.4rem}.sb-touch-link{margin:0;border:0;border-top-left-radius:0;border-bottom-left-radius:0}.sb-touch-link .a-box-inner{padding-left:0;padding-top:0;padding-bottom:0;background-color:transparent!important}.sb-touch-link-text{display:table-cell;height:60px;vertical-align:middle;padding:0;height:100%}.sb-section-bottom-padding{padding-bottom:1.3rem} Use 250 mL of Matrix™ for each 100 L (25 US gallons) of water. It keeps ammonia and nitrite at 2 if used as recommended. Please try your search again later. 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I find the water parameters next budget, I do a 80% change once a month which increase the nitrate levels to 10-12 ppm. 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