NoPox dosing

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My long time chaeto growth deteriorated down to strings. I know I caused it, as I was battling some algae growth in my DT and had initially used Vibrant but decided to change over to NoPox. NoPox is keeping my nitrates and phosphates in check thankfully. When my chaeto died off over time I broke down my refugium and ran without for the past 2 months. However, last weekend I reconnected my refugium and want to start back with some chaeto. What I'm not sure about is if it was the Vibrant or the NoPox (or both perhaps) that destroyed my big batch of chaeto. I'm still dosing small amounts of NoPox daily and am wondering if I add chaeto to my revived refugium will I end up destroying that new batch as well. If it was the Vibrant that ate it all away then I'm good, as I'm not dosing that anymore.

Anyone out there have any advice/suggestions before I spend money on new chaeto? Thanks in advance.
 
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I think you should be fine as long as you have some nitrate and phosphate. You could use less nopox if it takes things too low.
 

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Likely the vibrant but if the nopox is keeping you at very low levels of nitrate/phosphate then it starves the algae.
 

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