Ocean vs. Reef Aquarium Parameters: A Nitrate and Phosphate Conundrum

If matching natural seawater parameters for Salinity, Calcium, Alkalinity, Magnesium and pH levels in our marine aquariums is a priority for some reefers, what about also matching NSW parameters for Nitrates and Phosphates? Did you know you have two sources of Nitrates & Phosphates in your reef tank? One type you can measure with your test kit, but that doesn't mean that the other form isn't there. So what is the difference between Organic vs. Inorganic Nitrate and Phosphate.


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