Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Freshwater > Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 03-25-2014, 02:11 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Activist
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 112
40PPM Nitrate Problem, Help!

My tank has been up and established for just about a year now and haven't had major issues with Nitrate until recently. After a water change and testing an hour later my Nitrate is still at 40PPM

After testing my tap water, it has 20PPM of Nitrate :O so I'm having a endless battle because its in my tap water. My angels gouramis are fine but have lost a molly, some neon tetras and 1 rasbora I'm not over stocked as the issue has started about 3 weeks ago.

So what do I do? So frustrated.
__________________

__________________
NewToFish1989 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2014, 02:15 PM   #2
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 66
best thing will be to get a ro, di, or stil...you can also buy water...
__________________

__________________
Alan26 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2014, 02:33 PM   #3
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
tangs27's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Phx, AZ
Posts: 387
An ro unit would definitely fix the problem but you will need to remineralize the water before you place it in the tank.
__________________
tangs27 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2014, 03:14 PM   #4
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
mrvincent's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Quebec, Canada
Posts: 2,246
RODI unit or water, don't forget to remineralize with a product like Seachem Equilibrum, or PH may huge swings and kill fishs.
__________________
mrvincent is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
ate, nitrate, problem

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cycling - Nitrates at ~40ppm on day 3? & Water conditioner GivenToFly Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 9 08-18-2012 03:26 PM
Help! Nitrates at 40ppm! jstfinch Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 11 12-20-2011 06:19 AM
Nitrates (40ppm) in Tap Water! Tarkus2112 Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 12 10-28-2010 11:12 PM
Possible Hydro Sponge Filter Problem? Big Problem or Little Problem? Frank15 Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 7 03-05-2010 01:47 AM
Nitrate-Nitrogen or Total Nitrate johnkristie Saltwater Reef Aquaria 5 06-11-2008 09:06 PM







» Photo Contest Winners







All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:34 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.