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Old 09-22-2010, 09:35 PM   #21
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So far I am going with the method of feeding my sps, overskimming and using GFO/GAC only. Also weekly PWC....high import high export. I know I have linked this guys tanks a few times, but he uses the same style to keep one of the best looking sps dominated tanks I have ever seen. http://www.reefbum.com/linked/july132009tankpic2.jpg
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I mean do we count GFO/GAC as the same as carbon dosing though? Its all ends to the same mean.
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I mean do we count GFO/GAC as the same as carbon dosing though? Its all ends to the same mean.
I don't think so, when I think carbon dosing, I think bacterial driven.
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GAC/GFO is not carbon dosing. I use all three to maitain NO3 @ ~ 3 and PO4 @ 0.08.
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Ok thats what I thought. You need the sugar and other components to feed and host the bacteria. There is a really interesting thread on RC about people using rice in a reactor with the same results as NP Biopellets.

For those of you using the pellets, did you see an initial bacteria or cyano bloom?
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