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Old 01-24-2005, 04:37 PM   #1
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Two new questions

1. Lighting on fuge?? I leave mine on for about 12 hrs a night.... I've seen some people leave it on 24/7 ..... are there any ill affects from doing this??? Would it just help the macros grow faster ??????

2. Nitrate test kit.... I use a Redsea kit and it tells me to wait five minutes and check..... 5ppm... somwhere around there.... after the test tube sits with the mixture in it for a day or so the nitrates go up.... any reason ??? am I not getting a good measurement ?????

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Old 01-24-2005, 04:41 PM   #2
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1) 24 hours is fine for most fuges and can actually help prevent some macros from going sexual. What do you have for macros in the fugure?

2) I have gotten weird results after leaving tests around for a few days. Just follow the steps on the test and dump it out once you measure at the reccomended time.
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