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Re: [APD] on that nitrate..
oh, between 10 and 25 ppm usually
On 3/9/06, Jerry Baker <jerry at bakerweb_biz> wrote:
> Eli Moss wrote:
> > Yeah, a denitrifying filter is a bit impractical. I still do have a
> > with nitrate, though. I feed sparingly, yet it seems to skyrocket
> > The fish load is pretty modest, too. I don't have any problems with
> > but plant growth is still relatively leisurely. I've got 80 watts and
> > hours per day of fluorescent shoplight over 40 gallons, with DIY co2 and
> > weekly Yamato Green. What can I do to accelerate growth? PMDD is an
> > option, but anything less time-consuming would be wonderful. I am not
> > exactly leisurely at the time being. Any fert brands recommended?
> I had good success with Tropica Master-Gro. It isn't sold in the United
> States as far as I know, but you can order it from Big Al's
> and they ship it to the U.S.
> I was running 220W over a 75G and I ran into problems with a nitrogen
> shortage fairly quickly. The algae came. Soon after adding nitrate and
> phosphates the algae left.
> You didn't say what level of CO2 you have in the tank.
> Jerry Baker
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