Indoor Koi Pond – Trouble With Nitrates

Indoor Pond Nitrates Problem – by Doc Johnson It’s hard to have enough artificial lighting to grow healthy algae and plants. Without this, you can suffer an accumulation of nitrate. In studies, high nitrate levels aren’t toxic on an acute level. Chronically, your fish will always do crappy in high nitrates. Studies on reptiles show … Read more

Nitrates and What You Need To Know. Nitrates KILL Fish.

Nitrate in Aquatic Animal Health When the cycle nears completion, you know that the Ammonia has been reduced to Nitrite, and the nitrite reduced to Nitrate. So let’s talk a bit about nitrate. It’s basically one of the most important plant nutrients there is. Algae will use the nitrates with a little bit of phosphate … Read more