How Does Nitrate Klear Work?
Nitrate Klear uses nitrifying bacteria chosen to reduce the harmful levels of nitrates founds in ponds and aquariums. The bacteria are most effective in water temperatures above 8°C. Ultimately, we recommend using a nitrate test kit to monitor the nitrates to a safe level.
Furthermore, continued treatment with Nitrate Klear will keep levels safe and reduce the risk of any infections occurring in fish.
What Should Nitrate Levels Be in A Pond?
Nitrate levels should be kept between 20ppm and 60ppm. Anything above this can cause irreversible damage to your fish, including their liver, spleen, nervous system and kidneys.
Furthermore, nitrate levels are easy to neutralise and can be done so within hours, using Nitrate Klear.
What Is Nitrate in A Pond?
Nitrate is a by-product of the bacterial reduction of ammonia. Ammonia is released via fish waste, then converted into Nitrites by good bacteria and the final product is Nitrates.
Furthermore, nitrates can be fatal to your fish if they are not kept in check. Providing your water parameters are stable and have been treated with Pond Equaliser, you should never have to worry about Nitrates. However, it is good practice to regularly test for them and if they are high, treat with Nitrate Klear to reduce them back to a normal level.