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Re: Subject: Re: Interesting Tank Parameters
No-with the nitrate loads continually high I don't dare use any
fertilizer, outside of Dupla drops. (Which I'm running out of, does anyone
know where to get them from)?
ANS BigDial Engineering
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On Fri, 6 Aug 1999, Chuck Gadd wrote:
> > But my question is-from time to time I have seen statements that
> > aquarium plants won't utilize nitrates, that they will only utilize
> > various forms of ammonia. Can anyone say definitively that aquatic plants
> > will use nitrate? The only way to keep it under control in my tanks seems
> > to be water changes, even in my heavily planted tanks. I guess the
> Well, with the plants using either nitrates or ammonia it should
> keep the nitrates low since the nitrate comes from ammonia.
> I've got a medium-stocked 29g tank, medium plant level, and
> zero nitrates. Note that this is on the high-range test, so
> there is probably some nitrate, but it's in the 0-10ppm level.
> Are you using any plant fertilizer? Might want to be sure it
> doesn't contain nitrates.
> Chuck Gadd