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Re: seting up 125 gallon tank
Sorry to be so late on this discussion, but I thought I'd throw in my two
A month or two months ago I changed from your typical overflow/sump to an
Ehiem canister. I have definitely noticed a change in my nitrates. With
the sump setup I never added Nitrates to my PMDD, and it always ran 20-25
ppm. Then shortly after switching to the canister I started having problems
with BGA, it turned out my nitrates were 0. Before this I have never added
nitrates to my PMDD. Now with the canister filter I have to add nitrates.
I don't know the details why, but I have definitely experienced it.
>> might "overprocess" the nitrite into nitrates (that the plants
>> should be consuming instead)..
>I'd love to see some more in-depth discussion about this. I tend
>to run high nitrates, and I suppose there could be something going
>on here related to the wet/dry. But several things don't make