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I should probably Know this, but what happes to the Nitrates? Are they used by plants or Bacteria or do they only build up in the water?
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I should probably Know this, but what happes to the Nitrates? Are they used by plants or Bacteria or do they only build up in the water?
Used by plants along with potassium, phosphates and trace elements. Nitrate Levels should be 5-10ppm

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Created by bacteria , used by plants
We hope and pray....

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