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Old 11-03-2012, 11:40 AM   #11
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A reactor won't do anything. Unless you can create a low oxygen zone for anaerobic bacteria.
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OK after three more tests, looks like I'm about at a 3ppm. I believe that my API test is bad. So I decided to run three more tests with Red Sea Nitrate pro and results are much better. after my bucket of live rock is done curing ill add that to the sump and well see if i can get these under control.
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A reactor won't do anything. Unless you can create a low oxygen zone for anaerobic bacteria.
For GFO.
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OK after three more tests, looks like I'm about at a 3ppm. I believe that my API test is bad. So I decided to run three more tests with Red Sea Nitrate pro and results are much better. after my bucket of live rock is done curing ill add that to the sump and well see if i can get these under control.
Is this a FOWLR
or a
reef

FOWLR can have 0 to 40 ppm to be safe

REEF can have 0 to 10 ppm to be safe
but it's best 0 to 5 ppm IMO
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GFO doesn't remove nitrates that won't do anything.
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for phosphates man. cmon. geesh.
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Is this a FOWLR
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reef

FOWLR can have 0 to 40 ppm to be safe

REEF can have 0 to 10 ppm to be safe
but it's best 0 to 5 ppm IMO
Mixed Reef w/Fish
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Controlled. Issue resolved.

I tested three more times and got the result of 3.0ppm. I think it was a testing issue. I tested additional times to just make sure. Everything is good. Thanks for all the ideas and tips.
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I knew it! Haha nice job. Glad it worked out.
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