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Kent Marine
Nitrate Sponge
  • Reduces nitrates by about 20 ppm
  • Prolongs the time allowed between water changes
    Tech Notes
    Place Nitrate Sponge in a large mesh (800 micron) bag on top of your wet-dry filter or in a canister filter, where water will flow through the material. It can be used as an excellent media in de-nitrators and other slow-flow applications, and is more efficient in this type usage. Test nitrates regularly. Several weeks will be required to see an appreciable drop in nitrates.
    Description
    Kent Marine Nitrate Sponge is a granular zeolitic medium which works by two methods. 1) It slowly directly adsorbs small amounts of ammonia that are released by fish and natural processes, and 2) it fosters anaerobic bacterial denitrification due to its physical porous structure. This denitrification slowly reduces nitrate levels in the aquarium. It works well in freshwater tanks or tap water to remove toxic ammonia directly!


    *some items may require additional shipping charges due to weight and/or size
     
     
    Item #   Description  
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    005570   Nitrate Sponge
     
    $10.95
     
     
    In Stock
    005571   Nitrate Sponge
     
    $16.95
     
     
    In Stock
     
     
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