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Thread: question about nitrates
12-30-2012, 06:44 AM #11
If one has private well water that they know isn't chlorinated or chloramined, the dechlor dunk following the rinse may not be necessary . . .
And based on the explanation above, perhaps now I can clean my sponges more thoroughly than swishing around in siphoned tank water can do it. Especially since I have an extra bag of biomax instead of the carbon in each filter, so there would still be plenty of BB left, and little danger of losing my cycle from cleaning my sponges this way ... Am I correct?
My sponges really don't get all that clean from just the swishing-in-the-bucket method.
Thanks for the tip!20 gal. high: planted; 3 white cloud minnows, several RCS, 2 blue shrimp, 5 Amano shrimp, several snails; AC50, Azoo air. 65 gal: planted; 7 rosy barbs, 2 glofish,, 1 zebra danio, 1 rosy red (fathead) minnow, 2 dojo loaches, several snails; AC110 x 2.
12-30-2012, 06:44 PM #12
How often do you feed the RD?
What temp is your tank at?
12-30-2012, 06:53 PM #13
0Originally Posted by mermaidwannabe
Gas mileage isn't everything OIIIIIIIO
Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.
Why pretend there are no stupid questions? Actually, There are many stupid questions: "Should I drink this bleach?" Is just one example.
Having said that, Just because it's a stupid question doesn't mean that it shouldn't be asked. It's better to know.
A warm beer is better than a cold beer. Because nothing is better than a cold beer, and a warm beer is better than nothing.
12-30-2012, 07:33 PM #14
0Originally Posted by Rocksor
tank temperature is set for 80