Phosphates too low!

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    Thanks, interesting read!
     
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    Perhaps a very good read for the LNS and ULNS chaps....dont over do it :) But at least get to that point then put on the brakes a little :)
     
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    I've had problems before with too low nutrients. Its really not hard to fall down the other side of the mountain when you reach the top. Lost a few corals when i did. Believe me phosphates being too low is not a myth. I have to feed really heavy to keep mine up.
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    Then thats a good thing :thumbup:
     
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    So what is your secret Scubaninja?
     
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    good biofiltration-live rock dsb etc , good flow to get detritus to overflow and a good skimmer. Thats the basis for me, not really a secret. If you have underlying phosphate problems you can fix them with the above. Would just take time..:)
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