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Old 11-15-2012, 01:47 AM   #2
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That was my experience too. What substrate are you using?

I burned my nitrates down and am keeping them in the 10-20 ppm range for the sake of my shrimp and snails.

I later tested for PO4 - it was 10+ ppm. I'm burning that off too. Presumably K and traces were equally high.
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