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Old 04-10-2005, 09:20 PM   #1
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protein skimmers reduce nitrates right because water cahnges dont help much at all
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protein skimmers help remove the DOC's that break down into nitrates.
water changes also lower nitrates, assuming your replacement water is clear of nitrates (if it's not, I recommend RO/DI water for water-changes)
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macro algea will remove nitrates at a slow rate.
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