NO3 - PO4 - X Use?

Discussion in 'Chemical Filtration / Low Nutrient Systems - LNS' started by NitroNarcer, 5 Aug 2013.

  1. NitroNarcer

    NitroNarcer

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    Hi all

    I have started using Red Sea NO3-PO4-X on my tank and its making the water kind of cloudy. I wanted to know if this is normal? Does the water need to cloud up before it works? On the glass it makes sort of a thin white layer.

    My tank is 100 l with a sump of about 50 l. I am dosing 2 ml everyday. Can someone please tell me if I am doing this correctly?

    Thank you.
     
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  3. Albert Terego

    Albert Terego

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    Dear NitroNarcer,

    I think you are dosing to much and are getting bacterial blooms.

    Cut back to 0.5ml/100l, and then gradually ramp up the quantity you dose. i.e. increase by 0.5ml every week until you get to the recommended dosage level. This should sort out your issues.
     
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    NitroNarcer Thread Starter

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    @ Albert Terego. Thank you very much. Will try it out. Hope it works. I have heard great things about this product and just want it to work for me.
     
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    Do you have a descent sized skimmer? IMO this product (any carbon dosing) only works well with a skimmer rated larger than what the tank actually is.
     
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    I am running a Reeftek TS2. Which I think is rated up to 700-800l. So it should work without a problem
     
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