GreenStuff said:I was supposed to add KNO3 and PO4 this morning but I decided to wait until this evening. Before I added it, I did the unthinkable. ......I tested the NO3. It seems to me to be awfully high. Crappy test kit is showing around 40.
Should I be concerned?
fosteder said:40 ppm of nitrates will not hurt your fish. I have had 80 before. And the fish were still fine.
As far as the tank being fully planted, my tank is only about 30% planted, and I use EI. It works great...no algae. I guess everyone experiences are different...