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Old 11-01-2010, 08:29 PM   #1
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My first tank with zero nitrates

Just thought i would share with everyone that i would have never thought of having a tank with zero nitrates. Im so happy for myself.

This is in my nano.
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Old 11-01-2010, 11:50 PM   #2
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Congrats! One that I maintain stayed at zero until I switched filtration, came up to about 0.5 for a little while then right back down. What was your trick? Mine was a well established tank to start with, and tons of LR.
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well when i was justing doing weekly wc its stayed between 5 and 10 then i added a skimmer, that was when it dropped to zero but im over skimming(rated for 50-85 gallon skimmer on my ten)
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Great to hear. Really important in a nano too if you have sps.
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yes i do have sps and a few too
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Old 11-03-2010, 03:24 AM   #7
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That's pretty awesome! My 120 gal is sitting at about 5 ppm in nitrates. It has been creeping down since I started running the 20 gal sump/regufium with macro algae and DSB. I'm curious to see how low it will go without a skimmer. Again, great job!
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