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    Reducing nitrate levels

    I see Tetra do a Nitrateminus liquid. I don’t like adding chemicals but I might try adding it to the tap water before a water change and test it before adding to the aquarium as an emergency measure.
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    Reducing nitrate levels

    Thank you. I will try that.
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    Reducing nitrate levels

    Thank you. The Biorb has ceramic media which isn’t good for growing plants. I have got some Water Wisteria and a Java Fern on matting so perhaps I need more!
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    Reducing nitrate levels

    I looked at that but I am not sure it can be used in a Biorb filter as it seems to be a sealed unit.
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    Reducing nitrate levels

    Does anyone have any suggestions for reducing nitrate levels in a Biorb tank? I can’t do it through water changes as the tap water is about 40ppm so it doesn’t help. My tank is cycles so ammonia and nitrite are at 0ppm bit the nitrate is around 40ppm which figures now that I have tested the tap...
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    New member intro, hello!

    It’s difficult to say as it’s not rectangular but round. I guess it’s about 18”x18”x 18”. I am going to keep a low number of fish, following good advice.
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    New member intro, hello!

    Photo posted below if I have done it right!
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    Thanks Wills, that sounds like a good idea. I will see how I get on with this one but I may need another if the platies keep breeding!
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    New member intro, hello!

    A platy has already given birth. I thought a couple of them were a bit fat! A couple of the fry were eaten but there are others hiding so maybe a couple will survive.
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    New member intro, hello!

    Hello Everyone I am new to keeping tropical fish. I remember my parents having both tropical and marine aquariums when I was a child and I spent more time in front of them than the TV. I decided to start with a 60L Biorb. I realise now that may not have been the best choice but I will make...
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