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lowering nitrates

  1. General Reef Discussion
    My nitrates were around 40ppm so i did a 20% water change and my nitrates are still at 40ppm should i do another water change?
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Has anyone heard of using the vodka method to lower nitrates? Well I read a post with the amounts to dose a 100gal, my tank is a 55gal (salt) so I just split the dose in half. Read to dose daily for three days. This is day two and its definitely not getting better, and possibly getting worse. I...
  3. The THINK Tank
    Has anyone heard of using the vodka method to lower nitrates? Well I read a post with the amounts to dose a 100gal, my tank is a 55gal (salt) so I just split the dose in half. Read to dose daily for three days. This is day two and its definitely not getting better, and possibly getting worse. I...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    does using a product like seachem's de-nitrate work any better at lowering nitrate than say a similar amount of quality activated carbon. does it have some other active ingredient or is it just a porous media that is attractive to bacteria?
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