I thought I had this solved but apparently not. I thought changing the resin in my ro
unit would help but it really hasn't made a dent. I just got done testing my water--
Ammonia - 0
Nitrite - 0
Nitrate - 10 mg
Phosphate - 1.0 mg
/l (no, that's not a typo)
Alkalinity 3 mEq/l
Ph - right between 8 and 8.2
Calcium - 375 mg
I've been doing my pwc
's of 20% a week. I've been so concerned that I've done 3 pwc
's in the last week (20% each). I don't want to loose any critters and I'm concerned with a phosphate level this high I might start. I've cut WAY back on feedings. I change my rowaphos (in the phosphate reactor) about every 10 days to 2 weeks.
On a positive note...my new protein skimmer is working great.
What would you suggest as a next step? I've never been a follower of adding "stuff" to my tank but I did go look at something called phos-busters.