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Old 10-13-2004, 07:50 PM   #11
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I My apt has no room for the RO/DI system.
RO/DI units are small, fit under most sinks......
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Old 11-01-2004, 02:36 PM   #12
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I have started using the AZNO3 product and performing 20% water changes weekly. My Nitrates haven't reduced that much going into the 3rd week. I just discovered a rectangular mesh screen setup underneath my sand. It doesn't take up the whole bottom of the aquarium like typical plenum's. Its centered and takes about 3/4 of the bottom. Is this what is called a plenum? I bought this aquarium off the previous owner 2 years ago and never knew about it. When I bought the aqaurium he stated that there was a Nitrogen Reduction System in it but I never questioned him further. Is it possible that my nitrates are off the charts due to this??? Should I remove it???
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Old 11-01-2004, 04:15 PM   #13
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If you can get down to that level, and you have only 3 chromis, then I'd dump that screen, remove the CC and go with a DSB. IMO
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Correction.. I have sand and no CC in this tank. Here is a current pic of the tank

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Old 11-01-2004, 08:01 PM   #15
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Toss the CC and that other item.... Add 1-3" of sand and you and your fish will love it.
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How can I identify if my substrate is sand or crushed coral?
It doesn't look like crushed coral...
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Old 11-04-2004, 12:57 AM   #17
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Well after taking out my live rock to remove what was underneath my sand I discovered it was a plenum.... It went the length of the tank with eggcrate, pvc piping, and screen mesh. I wonder if this would have contributed to my high nitrates...

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Toss the CC and that other item.... Add 1-3" of sand and you and your fish will love it.
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Old 11-08-2004, 07:48 PM   #18
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Should I remove the Aquaclear 500 ? The is no media in it as it is only moving water...
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