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Old 01-10-2007, 11:04 AM   #11
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More flow in those areas where it is accumulating will definately help, but I believe the real issue is the P04. You should ideally have not "low" P04, it should be 0. The best way to get there is to do multiple PWC's with Ro/Di water.

The reason that I say this is because if you're testing "low" for P04, these diatoms could be consuming what is there and in actuality your reading could be much higher. Also, a more accurate po4 test would be beneficial that gives you a specific reading (I use salifert)


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I definitely agree, you want to shoot for 0 on phosphates. More water flow to those areas will help also.

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