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post #41 of 41 Old 12-13-2012, 02:47 PM
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Correct, in the vast majority of tanks. This may be possible in tanks with few fish, tons of plants, and such. But not in the majority of tanks, no.



As the article makes clear, these are not sufficient on their own, except as mentioned above.



With adequate water changes and in a "balanced" system these substances will never build up.
I guess we agree to disagree.

maintain Fw and marine system with a strong emphasis on balanced, stabilized system that as much as possible are self substaning.

have maintained FW systems for up to 9 years with descendants from original fish and marine aquariums for up to 8 years.

With no water changes, untreated tap water, inexpensive lighting by first starting the tank with live plants (FW) or macro algae( marine)

see: http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/a...-build-295530/
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