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Old 12/02/2017, 11:34 PM   #1
houstonreefer20
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Zero phosphate, high nitrates!

Hi all,

I'm struggling with keeping the algae in my tank from growing. Clearly there is some phosphate due to the algae growth, but everytime I test the phosphates it's 0.

Nitrate, on the other hand, are hovering at 10 or so.

I run biopellets, so theoretically if there was some phosphates, I could reduce the nitrates..... I'm tempted to dose phosphates, but not sure if it's the best idea.

Anyone have any suggestions on what I should do?


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