Airwaterice.com is where I got my RO
system. Working great now for over a year...
I dont believe in magic cures for things such as nitrate removal. Nothing beats PWC
since that directly removes the nitrates/phosphates.
20ppm nitrates. A 20% PWC
will remove 0.2(20ppm) = 4ppm nitrates. Just like that.
Salt and water is much cheaper than magic pads too.
Some things, such as GFO
, are good at removing phosphates. They are good to use since they have been proven to work. GFO
is relatively cheap too.
I dont do anything special and my nitrates are zero. I feed responsibly and do PWC
about once a week. (20%).
are REQUIRED as they add elements used up by the aquarium processes. No matter what you add, you still have to do PWC
. I wouldnt let a tank go more than 2 weeks no matter what my parameters were.
Like Jimbo said, you got to get into a routine. I started off looking for every which way to get out of PWC
and found that nothing beats good hard work and patience.
Trust me, im a doctor.