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Old 30-09-2009, 12:21 PM   #361
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can bioball act as a denitrator in a sump then? i have half a compartment full of bio balls....
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Old 30-09-2009, 12:35 PM   #362
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For marine setup especially those with many live rocks n also dsb, dosing carbon base mixture will trigger more denitrification activity.

For our typical tropical feshwater setup, this will not be so.

I am using AquaMedic carbolit.
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Old 30-09-2009, 12:37 PM   #363
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can bioball act as a denitrator in a sump then? i have half a compartment full of bio balls....
Bio-media is just a "house" for the bacteria to stay. It is the living condition that matters.

For nitrification, the presence of O2 is a must.
For denitrification, O2 is a taboo!

Do you want to achieve zero O2 within your sump?
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Old 30-09-2009, 12:38 PM   #364
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can bioball act as a denitrator in a sump then? i have half a compartment full of bio balls....
no u cant. bro, read up this thread you will know more. cheers!
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Old 28-12-2010, 06:00 PM   #365
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Can u use nr1000 with American pinpoint controller?
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Old 15-01-2012, 03:53 PM   #366
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Wow... Looks like my chemistry lessons many many many years ago... Anyway, thanks for the info... But I am still debating whether having a denitrator or just changing water is more feasible or make more economic sense..
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Old 06-02-2012, 12:19 AM   #367
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Can NR1000 be mounted horizontally instead of vertically?
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Old 27-10-2012, 12:26 AM   #368
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hi atom , is a must for a coil denitrator to be feed ? because i've diy a coil denitrator only the 1st few days i feed with sugerwater n i can get reading of nitrator @ 0 then i stop feeding it n it has run for about a 6mth n i still can get 0 nitrator .does it mean a coil denitrator can go without feeding or it feeding on something els ? i've tested my water reading ammonia , nitrite , nitrate all @ 0ppm & ph 7.0 .wc 1 two week .
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Old 22-06-2013, 01:33 AM   #369
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I wonder if this tread is still alive? Bro atom, gt a question to ask. Can I add deniball into my DIY coil denitrator? Because I wanted to get away the hassle to feed voka daily. I read ur first post till last, u never mention putting in deniball into coil system other then carbon base system. Pls advice. Thank u.
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Old 23-06-2013, 01:01 AM   #370
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The last time he built an unit and used on my tank, deniballs was placed.
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