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Old 09/08/2012, 10:25 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by coralreefdoc View Post
Personally, I routinely place bio-balls/mechanical sponges, etc. inline to raise NO3 levels, thus more efficiently reducing PO4 levels in a baterioplankton filtration system.

Most people dont comprehend, or are uninformed, that NO3 is required to reduce PO4 ...

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What kind of nutrient export methonds are you using?
I am currently using skimmer, filter sock, and chaeto.

Since I am seeing no nitrates i could add some bio-balls. That might be a safe way to add nitrate. In a couple of weeks i should be making some nitrate...

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