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nitrate up a bit


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    bigbill - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    Default nitrate up a bit

    i did a 50 % water change to day and my nitrate went up to 20 is this normal?

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    No its not normal. Did you check your water before doing the change?

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    no but i allso added a fish today i did test on mon and all was at 0

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    50% is a lot of water to change! Why so much?
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    was probly closer to 35% changed 4 gallons of the 12

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    I would mix another batch of water- and test it. See what happens.

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    got water from lfs pre mixed

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    Did you test your water right before the water change? Did you stir up some nasty stuff during the water change? Did you disturb the substrate at all?

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    yea its all most inpossblie to add that much water and not stir the bottom a bit

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    How old is the substrate, and how deep is it?

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