Ammonia oxidising bacteria
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What is is?
These species are different for salt water and fresh water aquariums.
- Dr. Tim Hovanec claims that it is Nitrosococcus sp. and not Nitrosomonas sp. that converts ammonia into nitrite.
- See Comparative Analysis of Nitrifying Bacteria Associated with Freshwater and Marine Aquaria Paper.
- The Life You Don't See In Your Aquarium by Christopher Taylor