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Denitrification

Coil Denitrator Plans – for removing nitrates from an aquarium

Coil Denitrator Plans  – for removing nitrates from an aquarium

  Instructions Examine the drawing and notice the blue shaded area within the cylinder (C). BioBalls (F). Yup, and no they aren’t there so you can add another fish! These give additional surface area for anaerobic bacteria colonies.  The orange rings are the coils of plastic tubing (E) running from within an inch of the lid, [...]

October 17, 2011 NHolbrook Denitrification 0

DIY Algae filter screen

DIY Algae filter screen

  If you are looking for a new way to keep your tank clean of nitrate and phosphate, this DIY project might be for you. It works for both fresh and saltwater tanks, it’s effective, easy to build and it’s cheap. In freshwater aquarium, plants can be use for nutrient export and algae control. The [...]

September 19, 2011 NHolbrook Denitrification, Filtration 0