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Old 07-13-2012, 08:18 PM   #1
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Gfo or phosban?

High phosphates... Which one?
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Old 07-13-2012, 08:19 PM   #2
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Sorry phos-zorb!
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Old 07-13-2012, 08:21 PM   #3
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I haven't tried phos-zorb, but gfo really helped me get my algae under control.
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GFO works
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I use GFO in a reactor on my reef tank.
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Old 07-13-2012, 09:06 PM   #6
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Looks pretty unanimous. Thanks guys.
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Old 07-14-2012, 04:00 PM   #7
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Ok guys, just did a 10% change, let it run with a sponge in the filter, rinsed the filter, and dropped in some GFO... Wish me luck and hope I can get the phosphates under control!
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Ok guys, just did a 10% change, let it run with a sponge in the filter, rinsed the filter, and dropped in some GFO... Wish me luck and hope I can get the phosphates under control!
Why are they high in the first place?? That's the key to getting them under control.
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Because I was an idiot when I originally set up my tank and used tap water instead of RO/DI... Phosphates finally starting showing up a month later
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Because I was an idiot when I originally set up my tank and used tap water instead of RO/DI... Phosphates finally starting showing up a month later
Ah-ha.... What size tank & what's in it? Shouldn't be too much if it's only a month old.... Still cycling??
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