How to reduce nitrates

Discussion in 'Water Chemistry' started by ZOOH, May 22, 2007.

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  1. ZOOH

    ZOOH Plankton

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    What about Marine Snow? Does too much of that stuff raise the nitrate level? How often should I be adding it?
     
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  3. nemo79

    nemo79 Zoanthid

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    Watch how often you add anything like phytoplankton and zooplankton, it can up the nitrate levels as for marine snow...I've never used it.
     
  4. amcarrig

    amcarrig Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Without knowing what kind of corals you have in your tank, I'm not really sure you should be adding marine snow at all.
     
  5. JayLloyd73

    JayLloyd73 Astrea Snail

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    I have to agree with Tangster I had an out of control problem with nitrates also, I got plans for a DIY coil denitrator and I have now maintained 0 nitrates in my 55 aquarium for months now. The only downfall is they have to cycle like an aquarium so you wont see results untill it does. After it cycles you wont be disappointed no more nitrates.
     
  6. goliath

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    I found a amasing notrate remover

    hey buys and gals I found a blog that has a post of a VIDEO that shows iron clad proof of this filter type thing that removes nitrates. It shows the resultys right on the clip. Its a few posts from the top I think on the second page The video looks pretty legit to me and I dought it is faked Chek it out Its somewere in the older posts on this blog

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    Reefs not Refs Bristle Worm

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    My suggestions,

    1. Weekly partial water Change

    2. Feed every other or 2+ days

    3. Do not add no marine snow. IMO all that stuff is bogus makes water quality go bad.

    Nice clean healthy tank is the way to go. Keep us updated please.
     
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  9. amcarrig

    amcarrig Super Moderator Staff Member

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    This thread was started in 2007.
     
  10. ReefBruh

    ReefBruh Giant Squid

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    I think this thread was used to push a product. The person only has like 3 posts on here.
     
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    Reefs not Refs Bristle Worm

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    interesting didn't know that.
     
  12. coylee_17

    coylee_17 Fire Goby

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    I thought the same thing, I did report it so we'll see what happens lol.