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How much nitrates can soft corals stand I have heard that some may do well in dirtier water. My think is my nitrates are high and if I put some soft corals in they might use up some of the nitrate lowering them even more.
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Keep in mind that term is very subjective. We use the term "dirty" in the hobby sense of the word not the real world sense. We never will keep a coral in dirty water. Corals like mushrooms, some paly, pulsing xenia (but not all species of xenia) they can handle higher nitrates but that still means keeping them < 0.5 ppm or thereabouts in my experience.
 
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