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Old 08-03-2018, 09:30 AM   #1
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No3 issues

I have been fighting no3 for a few months now can any one suggest anything that actually works to remove it and keep it down please
I did 100% water change new sand 50% new LR
my lfs come In and did it for me
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20% Weely water changes
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What is your water source? If you aren't using ro/di water with 0 tds, then you might be simply dumping nitrates back into the system with your water changes.
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new sand and rock hold silicates it's basically a waiting game for it to run its natural course ,

High flow constant blowing off the rocks along with water changes will help speed process , I also found running fingers through sand on a daily basis helps release those silicates faster , I did that on several larger of my tanks at start up
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