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cant get the level of the nitrate down.
Old 07-29-2007, 11:57 AM   #1
 
cant get the level of the nitrate down.

i brought a new filter for my tank, i have had it running with the old one for two weeks, im not sure weather or not this is causing the problem or not, i have done a water change every other dsay but it doesnt seem to help.

what should i do?
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Old 07-29-2007, 12:50 PM   #2
 
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Bigger water change or look for a source of high nitrate. Do you have a dead fish under a rock? are you feeding too much? is there food in the filter?
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Old 07-29-2007, 06:09 PM   #3
 
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Bigger water change or look for a source of high nitrate. Do you have a dead fish under a rock? are you feeding too much? is there food in the filter?
Ditto on Gump's post.:) Let us know what the cause is.

Good luck, Derby.:)
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Old 07-30-2007, 02:24 PM   #4
 
i have been doing 25% water changes and on the weekend i did a 50 %, im not over feeding as i hve only given them flake and pwrans 1ns a week. hopefully another water change will help.

i will tell you if it goes down
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Old 08-01-2007, 11:23 AM   #5
 
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How Long has this tank been up and running .??
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Old 08-01-2007, 12:39 PM   #6
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What have you got in there that you feeding Prawns ?
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Old 08-01-2007, 01:38 PM   #7
 
i got a dog face pufer and a toad fish and i a lunar wrasse and a vampire tang.

it has been runnin for a couple of years
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Old 08-01-2007, 08:12 PM   #8
 
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What is the reading of your nitrate??and do you have corals in the tank?
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Old 08-02-2007, 01:37 PM   #9
 
no corals the last reading was about 50 then it went down to 25 after a few water changes
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Old 08-03-2007, 02:32 PM   #10
 
finally got the level down but i lost the toad fish.
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