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Old 03/07/2019, 03:03 AM   #1
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Do I need nitraphos

Hi quick question please.
I've used pro bio s and np pro for a good while with good results, what is the point/benefit of using nitrphos?
Many thanks justin.


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Old 03/07/2019, 01:32 PM   #2
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"NitraPhos Minus was designed to quickly remove from the high levels of nitrate and phosphate. You can use it together with Pro Bio S. -NP Pro is a nourishment for bacteria and there’s no need to use it while dosing NitraPhos Minus."

So if you are happy with pro bio s and np pro then no need to change or shift.


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Old 03/07/2019, 10:52 PM   #3
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Hi cheers for that but still unsure why bring another product out that does the same thing. Or is it more concentrate and or contains different strains of bacteria and carbon source.
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Old 03/08/2019, 08:12 AM   #4
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Hi cheers for that but still unsure why bring another product out that does the same thing. Or is it more concentrate and or contains different strains of bacteria and carbon source.
Many thanks.
It doesn't contain any bacteria. Its a carbon source but more potent. So, if someone like to lower down their nutrients faster to a lower target level then this has great potency. But for regular nutrient maintenance you should use the NP Pro.


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Old 03/10/2019, 02:38 PM   #5
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Hi i thought it contained bacteria as well as a carbon source my mistake.
So its just carbon dosing again? or does it chemically bind the nutrient.
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Old 03/12/2019, 12:22 PM   #6
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Hi i thought it contained bacteria as well as a carbon source my mistake.
So its just carbon dosing again? or does it chemically bind the nutrient.
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Its a form of carbon dosing but more potent. No, it does not chemically bind to nutrient.


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Old 03/14/2019, 05:37 AM   #7
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Great many thanks you don't know how long pro bio s lasts before it goes off? I have a 50ml bottle I bought 7 months ago its open and I'm using it. It's also permanently kept in the fridge.
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Old 03/18/2019, 08:12 PM   #8
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Great many thanks you don't know how long pro bio s lasts before it goes off? I have a 50ml bottle I bought 7 months ago its open and I'm using it. It's also permanently kept in the fridge.
Many thanks
Lol.. I do know how long they last. Mine runs almost 4-6 months but I dont dose regularly.


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Old 06/16/2019, 12:55 AM   #9
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Just following along here, but if I am already having good results using Pro Bio S and NP Pro then I am assuming there is really no reason to switch to NitraPhos Minus? Nitraphos Minus is primarily used instead of NP Pro if your nitrates and phosphates are not being well controlled with NP Pro, but whichever product you use, you should still ought to use it in conjunction with Pro Bio S....is that correct?


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Old 06/24/2019, 12:30 AM   #10
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Hello,
If you have good results with -NP Pro I think there is no need to change carbon source.


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