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guy with a fish 01-19-2012 06:43 PM

High nitrate.
 
what is the best way to lower the nitrate levels in your fishes tank.

Reefing Madness 01-19-2012 07:10 PM

Water changes.

brokenrules69 02-03-2012 12:50 PM

water changes
refugium
protein skimmer

onefish2fish 02-03-2012 02:09 PM

if your not using RO/DI water ( which i suggest ) then test your water source before using it, this may contain high nitrates to begin with.

cut back feeding, increase water changes.

AlanYoung 02-13-2012 06:12 AM

Here are some tips for lowering the nitrate levels in the tank:
1. Low the amount of food supply to the fish.
2.Do a water change from 25% to 30%.
3.you must use nitrate kit to check the level.


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