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Old 02-28-2012, 10:55 PM   #11
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I heard that if you turn up the degrees in the tank it helps. Dunno if there is any cons to that tho
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Old 02-29-2012, 10:50 AM   #12
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If your ammonia and nitrite have zeroed out and all you have are nitrates, you should be doing a water change(s) to bring them down.
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Old 02-29-2012, 02:20 PM   #13
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My nitrites are really high not the nitrates.
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Old 02-29-2012, 03:01 PM   #14
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Ah, then sit tight.
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Yes keep waiting not long to go.
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Old 03-04-2012, 09:11 PM   #16
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Wow so my nitrites dropped to zero!!! It was almost overnight; they went from being off the charts to zero!!!
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I would keep doing what you have been doing for a couple more days to a week then add fish. Just to make sure you have plenty of beneficial bacteria.
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I keep adding brine shrimp (frozen) to the tank as an ammonia source to keep feeding the bacteria. So far the ammonia has not been increasing and I keep testing to ensure the nitrite level stays at zero.

I've spotted a tiny aptasia and I do not plan on ever having corals. So it is really that bad to have them in your tank if they are kept under control?
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Well, one will become 100 eventually.
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I had one pop out of the rock my symphodium came on fro liveaquaria...i am plotting its demise, i suggest you do the same.
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