Nitrates come from the well @ between 5.0 & 10.0 ppm…. - Page 2 - Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources
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post #11 of 11 Old 05-16-2012, 11:36 AM
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I'm sure sorry for you and those high nitrates coming straight out of the ground like that. (I wonder what that's all about?)
It is not uncommon at all in agricultural areas to have high nitrates in well water. Mine is most likely the result of a 95 acre farmers field across the road that gets ample amounts of organic (manure) and chemical fertilizers.

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