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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-19-2011, 12:08 AM Thread Starter
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high fishload/overstocked, do i need kno3 still?

high fishload/overstocked, do i need kno3 still?

should i stop dosing it?? i am getting algae problems and i have no idea what it could be, im geussing to much nitrates possibly? today i dosed half the dosage..
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Nitrate test kit results?
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Nitrates won't cause algae, if dosed in excess. But, dosing too little nitrates can lead to blue green algae problems. In fact aquariums don't get algae problems from too much of any nutrient. But, using more light than necessary can lead to difficulties keeping algae away.

What are your tank dimensions, and what lighting do you use?

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