Originally Posted by Breakthecycle2
Yeah I was thinking of doing that actually. I have two questions.
1. I'm getting green, red and purple coraline Algae on my live rock and snail/hermit shells. Isn't this a little too early?
2. My nitrates are zero. Should they be higher?
It's normal and it can happen sooner sometimes. Test to see where your calcium is at.
Also, nutrAtes at 0? That's fine IMHO
. my nitrAtes always hovered over .05 but I have a heavy bio load. I don't see any issues with your level being at 0
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