Nitrate Help

Discussion in 'Water Chemistry' started by PaulvCooper, Mar 25, 2009.

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  1. whippy

    whippy Sailfin Tang

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    Not to steal the thread but.....I definitely just got rid of my bioballs. I had filterfloss and bioballs int here. Left the floss, tossed the balls, nitrate started dropping...
     
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  3. Robman

    Robman Great White Shark

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    Thats kinda personal Luna---LOL
     
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  4. lunatik_69

    lunatik_69 Giant Squid

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    Well........you know me.......I go str8 to the point. Just imagine if I would have taken out the bio and replaced it with blue?????????? LMAO
    Good one Rob.....;D

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  5. Robman

    Robman Great White Shark

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    hahahaha----LMAO
     
  6. PharmrJohn

    PharmrJohn The Dude

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    Good thread. I use both a denitrator and a fuge to control my NO3.
     
  7. unclejed

    unclejed Whip-Lash Squid

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    If bio balls are kept clean (drip tray or the like over them) they can not produce Nitrate (no detritus).
     
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  9. whippy

    whippy Sailfin Tang

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    Yeah, mine were just stuffed in a filter between some floss :shifty:
     
  10. adam

    adam Montipora Digitata

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    Have enough LR 1 1/2 to 2 LBS x your aquarium size. I dont have a refugium or a denitrator and have 0 nitrates. I have about 60-70 LBS of LR in a 46 gallon
     
  11. Peredhil

    Peredhil Giant Squid

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    this is actually how i've been "controlling" it too. I have 0 and have almost 2lbspergallon...

    I'm less than a year into this tank though, so long term I will add a denitrator at some point.
     
  12. PaulvCooper

    PaulvCooper Plankton

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    No I am not running any Bio balls... I'm running carbon in my skimmer.. And running amonia/Denitrifying media. Im my filter