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Old 11/20/2019, 10:25 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by mcgyvr View Post
In my experience absolutely.. Ive never had elevated phosphate issues (never over .04-.06 ppm) and carbon dosing has always solved my nitrate issues..

Some have stated that one could be phosphate limited but I'm not really a big believer in that theory..
I agree, I have been carbon dosing for more than 2 years now in order to maintain a constant 5ppm nitrate level. Does little if anything to phosphate likely because the amount of phosphate we are generally talking about is barely detectable.

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