Chaeto Trimming and Nitrates

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Randy Holmes-Farley

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Old thread I know, but I'm having a problem keeping nitrates with my Chaeto. Trimmed or left to fill the chamber doesn't seem to make much difference, it always bottoms out my N03.

I've got the photoperiod down to 6hrs which I believe I read somewhere is the minimum. Should I adjust the photoperiod lower to get nitrates to raise?

Feed more, reduce photoperiod more, reduce intensity with a screen or lower wattage bulb, or dose nitrate. :)

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