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  1. Planted Nano Tanks
    Hi guys, first post here. I'm currently in my second week of growing out my Monte Carlo in a high tech tank with co2/fluval nano 3.0, but I'm planning on modifying my filter and taking away the potassium nitrate in my dosing regime to get color on my Rotala H'ra. Will reducing the Nitrates harm...
  2. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hello hobbyists, Have any of you had nitrate levels in planted tanks at 20-40 ppm and not have any problems? My current tank is planted with crypts everywhere and nitrate level is 40 ppm. Ammonia - 0 ppm Nitrate - 0 ppm Ph - 5.8-6 20 gal. long Only fish are 9 rummy-nose and are doing good...
  3. Fish
    One Oto Cat is looking pale, and two shrimp were laying on their sides but not dead this morning. Gh 13 degrees Kh 8 degrees Ammonia 0 Nitrite 0 Nitrate 60-100?? Well there is the problem! (It's hard to tell with that color chart in the drop kits) 50% water change Nitrate now 50?? (still...
  4. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    I've been doing EI low-light/weekly dosing for about a month using dosage recommendation from the sticky and I am having trouble keeping my nitrate levels from rising too fast. They are easily getting up to 40 ppm within the week between water changes. I re-tested my tap water and found I have...
  5. Plants
    Hi, I read somewhere that Marimo Ball is a very good nitrate and phosphates remover. It's true? And how good it is to out compete others algae for nutrition? Thanks
  6. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hi, i just moved a few days a go and ones i have to empty my tank i dicide to put some jobe ferrilizer stick under my very old eco-complet. When I put water on tank notice it have a white film on top of water, just on surface. Did a mistake of don't test my water. Put the fishes in... Next...
  7. Swap n Shop Archived Posts
    Duckweed (1/2 sandwich bag portion maybe more)got tons of it in my cherry tank great for controling nitrates just pay shipping usps 6$ im in fort lee nj so if anyone is local you can pick it up for free!* might include some regular java fern plantlets also depending how many i can clip some...
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