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Old 06-16-2013, 12:31 AM   #28
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Originally Posted by crice8 View Post
Want to send me a handful or two to suck down my nitrates?
I have been thinking of getting soem dwarf water lettuce anyways. I have just always been afraid of blocking light. The light at the outside edges of my tank is weak as it is.


Reduce Feeding (which has already been done, I might even make it every 3 days)
More or larger water changes (partially done, going to attempt a 50% change in the next few days)
Add some floating plants (making a deal on some now)

Sound like a good plan?

The algae growth is bothering me as well, which is what alerted me to a nitrate problem in the first place.
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