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post #2 of (permalink) Old 03-24-2003, 05:47 PM
Rex Grigg
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You need to get your nitrates up around 5-10 ppm, your phosphates need to be at 0.5-1.0 ppm, you need to keep your iron and traces stocked and your potassium around 20 ppm. You have a lot of light in that tank and if you don't give your plants fuel to grow the algae will take over.
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