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Old 10-27-2009, 06:54 PM   #11
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Our nitrates have been high since day 1, so I am willing to bet it has to do with our tap water. ><
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Are you using RO/DI water? If not, then it could be from the tap water.

If it's from the tap water, there is little you can do. Maybe get a good ball of chaeto. It's been known to chew through your nitrates. It won't do miracles, but it will help.
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Test your Tap water for nitrates, if they are present then i would agree with Jaybird get a fuge and run some kind of macro algea or an ro/di unit. an Aqua Clear 70 HOB filter modded to a fuge would work great. IMO
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