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Re: Sugar eliminates nitrates
> As one netter explained, "the sugar is used as a carbon source by
> denitrifying bacteria and speeds their ability to reduce nitrates."
> The recommended dosage is about 1 teaspoon per 50gal.
Run this by me again...
I thought that denitrifying bacteria converts nitrites to nitrates.
Nitrates are only removed using
b. regular water changes
c. some anaerobic bateria which converts them back to ammonia.