Nitrate Question

Discussion in 'Aquarium Fert Dosing' started by johnny70, 1 Jun 2008.

  1. johnny70

    johnny70 Member

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    I'm currently dosing potassium nitrate(other stuff as well) I was wondering, if the API test kit measures the amount of potassium nitrate any differently to the nitrates produced by the nitrogen cycle. anyone know?

    and if it is different, how(if I wanted too) would I test for the potassium nitrate?

    Thanks
    JOHNNY
     
  2. JamesC

    JamesC Member

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    Your NO3 test kit measures ionic nitrate regardless of where it's come from, be that from your potassium nitrate, the nitrogen cycle or other ionic nitrates in your tap water.

    James
     
  3. johnny70

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    Excellent, thanks for clearing that up

    JOHNNY
     

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