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    Ok thank's. l've asked him for a non dimmable.

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    A few days ago l started to suspect maybe it could be the sand that leaks nitrate or something. Sure enough, unused sand direct from the bag read 10-15ppm.
    First l cleaned the Tropic eden sand several times in ro/di, and 2days later l did a test which was today.

    What do you guys think about this, should l remove the sand in a period of 2weeks or so? I do stir the sand now and then, and syphon the whole bed once a week.
    I try to keep this tank/sump as clean as possible by syphon/clean the walls/sump chambers, change floss 2-3 times a week, turkey blast the rocks and also underneath the rock structures.

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    No need to do any sand cleaning. Just let it cycle.

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    This tank was cycled a month before i got any fish. I just keept feeding the bacteria with liquid ammonia.

    Everything got delayed because of the hard winter we had, and i was not able to drive to the popular SW store for a few weeks.

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    Ok a pic of the screen and the sand/tank would help.

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    It is still too new. Has not even developed any periphyton on the rocks yet. Just let it continue.

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    So it's pretty normal with high nitrate with other words, and no need for a scrubber for the moment?

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    40 is not bad. As periphyton develops on the rock, it will drop.

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    If l only had knew that l wouldn't have bother you all.

    Thanks for all your help, but sorry for wasting your time.

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