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Old 06-09-2011, 11:33 PM   #121
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Would Macro Algae help to reduce the nitrate level in this situation? I am a newbie and my nitrate level is out of range in my 120 gallon work in progress tank and I want to find a way to stabilize it naturally.
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Old 06-09-2011, 11:45 PM   #122
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Yes macro algae in the sump can filter out some nitrates. But the real question is how come you have so much. How big and how often are your water changes?
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So ur telling me this grassy stuff will disappear?
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Old 06-11-2011, 08:56 AM   #125
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Lol I think I may flood the engine..
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Old 06-11-2011, 05:31 PM   #126
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Is this normal it's taking over the tank??
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Old 06-11-2011, 05:33 PM   #127
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Also have quite a few of these sea star things can anyone tell me more about these
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Old 06-11-2011, 08:53 PM   #128
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Today's results
Ph 8.3
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Does algae eat nitrate cuz they seem to be falling and the algae is growing like crazy
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yea algae consumes nitrate and phosphate
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Old 06-11-2011, 08:58 PM   #130
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Well it's good that my trates are down but do I have to get them to zero to get the algae to go away??
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