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Re: nitrates in my tank

on 6/20/01 6:37 PM, J Miller at ruddigar_99@yahoo.com wrote:

> I would say that the best way to lower nitrates in your tank is to do
> a water change - at least 25%.  I keep planted tanks, which actually
> take up nitrate, and I have to add it.  I try to keep it at about 5ppm,
> but some keep it up to 10ppm.

water changes are the only way to get rid of it, unless you've got a planted
tank with deep potting soil like a couple of mine.  they go six months
between partial water changes.

Brian Ahmer

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