02-26-2011, 11:25 PM
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| | When do excess nutrients become a problem in a plants only tank?
I have a planted tank (no fish or shrimp) and have been doing EI dosing. I do weekly 50% water changes to reset nutrient levels, however, I was wondering if excess nutrients in the water would eventually give me problems if I didn't do the water changes? I've read that excess nutrients don't cause algae...
Target nutrient ranges are given on the Fertilator, however, I was wondering if having excess nutrients beyond the ranges given are a concern? If I do water changes every 2 weeks instead of weekly, but don't change my fertilzation dosages so that my nutrient concentrations run higher, would problems be expected?