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Old 08-22-2015, 11:56 PM   #1
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Phosphates

I just tested for phosphates using the Hannah low range phosphate checker readings were 0.00ppm. I have heard that it's good to have 0.01 or 0.02 readings. Is it bad that I have 0.00?

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I'd want to test it again to be safe. But yes, you do want some phosphates and aim to be in the .03-.05 range.
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So less gfo will help rais them or more food?

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how new is your tank , I wouldn't go crazy trying to raise phosphates as they will raise over time anyhow ,
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Almost 2 years

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I would recheck the tank , 2 yrs you should be getting a reading of some kind ,
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