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Rex Grigg
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Originally Posted by mistergreen View Post
And you know what's a good way to bump up nitrate too?
just feed your fish a little more.

I've noticed the 20 ppm nitrate too.. Right now, i'm at around 10ppm maybe lower and I'm getting staghorn.
Fish food is a LOT more expensive than KNO3. And excess fish food doesn't supply nitrates it supplies ammonia and snails.
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