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Old 07-23-2006, 12:01 PM   #1
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Po4 trouble

I have Po4 in my main at .25. And im fighting cyano, whats the best way to remove the po4 to stop the bacteria.I tried phos buster with no luck. My ro water has 0 po4 i checked it today. I feed every other day emerald frozen entries.(half a Cube).

What can I do ....


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More frequent water changes. Every time you do one, you dilute it but if it's that high you need to do extra changes to really make a difference. I don't know what phos buster is but I've heard of people having good luck with the phosban reactor. Macros will also help.

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If you are not already, make sure you thaw your frozen food and rinse it in ro/di water prior to adding it to the tank. Besides source water, food is another common way PO4 gets into a tank.
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how old are the bubls in your light?
Old bulbs change spectrium

how much flow in the tank?

with PO4 these help it grow.
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