News — How to Lower Nitrates
I know we've covered this topic many times, but algae in the marine aquarium is such a persistent problem, that this bears repeating. Some of it is good, while others can become a real problem if left unchecked. To help keep your algae under control, today we will look at how to control algae in a saltwater aquarium.... (READ MORE)
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Nitrates are the end result of the nitrogen cycle in marine and reef aquariums. High nitrate levels can be harmful to fish and lethal to corals, which are sensitive to nitrates, and can trigger undesirable algae blooms. The best way to remove nitrates from your saltwater or reef aquarium is by doing partial water changes on a regular basis. However some reef keepers with large tanks find this to be time consuming and costly to continually replace salt water. In an effort to reduce the frequency of water changes a number of techniques can be employed to help reduce nitrates...
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