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Old 03/27/2020, 08:42 PM   #1
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Hanna phosphorus tester

So I checked for phosphates in my sps tank and the reading kept coming back
Reading 50 + - should I be concerned and what methods are you guys using to export phosphates?


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Old 03/28/2020, 05:12 PM   #2
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.1533 ppm...most of us like to keep it under .10 but I wouldn't be concerned. how's your nitrate ? and how often do you need to clean the glass?...any algae problems?


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Old 03/28/2020, 10:03 PM   #3
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I clean the glass lately like every other day.
Starting to get some brown algae but very minimal.


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Old 03/29/2020, 03:10 PM   #4
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can you check nitrate ?......every other day is sounding like you have a bit more nutrients than what's ideal ...you should be able to go 3-4 days without cleaning glass. I still wouldn't be too concerned as long as algae doesn't get out of control.


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Old 03/31/2020, 05:24 PM   #5
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No nitrate detectable.


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Old 04/23/2020, 09:03 PM   #6
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I wouldnít worry about it too much. Just do a few water changes. If corals are happy donít chase a number around. Iíve done way more damage than good with gfo


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