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Old 09-04-2012, 11:03 PM   #1
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Instant ocean nitrated reducer?

I have been using this product for just over two months and seen great results so far. Just wondering if anyone else has tried it or know of any ill effects it may have on my tank down the road.
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Old 09-04-2012, 11:04 PM   #2
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Srry for spelling error in title
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Old 09-04-2012, 11:53 PM   #3
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I have used it on freshwater tanks and it works well when I can't do a water change or am very late on doing one. No problems with anything and that is with discus.
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Old 09-05-2012, 11:29 AM   #4
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I used it and also had great results. I used it several months ago and did not notice any side effects.
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Old 09-05-2012, 06:51 PM   #5
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Very reassuring, thankyou
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Old 09-05-2012, 07:25 PM   #6
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Chemicals only mask your problem. Water changes are the best nitrate reducers, along with better tank maintenance and less frequent feedings.
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Chemicals only mask your problem. Water changes are the best nitrate reducers, along with better tank maintenance and less frequent feedings.
Don't water changes only 'mask' the problem too? While I know there are other obvious benefits to regular water changes, exporting nutrients with chemicals, media or water changes does nothing to rectify the source of the problem.
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Don't water changes only 'mask' the problem too? While I know there are other obvious benefits to regular water changes, exporting nutrients with chemicals, media or water changes does nothing to rectify the source of the problem.
Did you read the entire sentence?
Water changes are the best nitrate reducers, along with better tank maintenance and less frequent feedings.
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My point is that chemicals & media can be very effective at exporting unwanted nutrients, like water changes, if they are followed up with resolving the causal issue.
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But thanks for calling my literacy into question.
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