Wanted : Phosphate removing resin/granules

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  1. kssquared

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    Any sponsors have ?
     
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  3. Obi-Wan

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    Yes, for sure.

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    Have we established the REASON for phosphate media ?
    Have we ID'd PO4 source/s ?
    Have we reduced, eventually eliminated any further PO4 input ?
    Have we increased flowrate across all surfaces - rock & substrate ?
    Is our skimmer up for it ?
    Have we removed any dodgy rock/substrate ?
    Have we isolated any afflicted rock/substrate ?

    If Ja, to above interrogation....:wave2:

    AQuality can offer you
    Phosguard
    and Seagel, both by Seachem

    pm us ASAP with tank/sytem volume
    (email/calling is even better!)
     
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    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    I use the Seachem Phosguard, awesome stuff :thumbup:
     
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    Sorry I have to ask. Why are you using a phosphate remover. You need to find out what is causing the phosphate problem. Remover just keeps taking it out of the water but doesn't get rid of the source
     
  6. Alfie

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    Yes agreed you need to find the source, but if you have a problem and want to reduce currently high phosphate the Seachem phosgaurd is a good call.
     
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    There is also Cyano you can use :lol::lol::lol: Great phosphate remover
     
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    :lol: :lol: :lol: dude that is just wrong
     
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    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    I am using it as a prevention, not as a cure. Rather safe than sorry.
     
  10. kssquared

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    i do not have a phosphate problem, but was considering a preventative. mine sits between 0.01 & 0.02
     
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    need to get it to zero
     
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    Seachem Phosgaurd is good stuff. Phosphate problems are complex though. As Obi Wan has suggested, the root of the problem needs to be identified first.
     
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    Nothing gets rid of all the sources, we can only minimize them. Every input of food is a source of PO4, every bit of algae that dies is a source, every fish that poops, every bit of water that is added without going through ro/di is a source, ro alone simply not good enough.

    Good
    Completely acceptable values, actually great params. Using some Phosguard will help keeping it there. BTW how are you measuring?

    not that easy!! 0.01 up to 0.03 fully acceptable.
     
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    I have a red sea phosphate test kit
     
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    I would not trust a red Sea PO4 kit at all. Actually i would not trust any hobby grade test kit to measure down to the values we require. Personally I use a Hanna photometer, measures in increments of 0.01 and very accurate.
     
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    Ivan, where do you get these photometer.
     
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