How to Manage Nitrates?

Answer Elevated levels of nitrates in your aquarium water can stress your fish. This stress can make fish more susceptible to disease, and can also inhibit successful reproduction. Nitrates are a by-produ... Read More »

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Nitrates and Phosphates in Plants?

Phosphorous and nitrogen are two of 17 essential nutrients for healthy plant growth. Plants contain several different types of nitrogen, depending on the species, maturity and surrounding environme... Read More »

How do I treat nitrates in well water?

Reduce NitrogenReduce the nitrogen levels in your well water by decreasing the amount of nitrogen-rich fertilizer that you use in your yard. Pump your septic tank at least once a year. Do not boil ... Read More »

What foods/drinks contain nitrates!!?

Nitrates Many foods, especially cured meats such as bacon and hot dogs, use nitrates to preserve color and maintain microbial safety. Nitrate is harmless, but it can convert to nitrite, which can f... Read More »

Abiotic Sources of Nitrates?

Nitrogen fixation is a process in which atmospheric nitrogen is converted into ammonia. A natural process, nitrogen fixation can occur biologically with the aid of living organisms, or abiotically ... Read More »