Nitrate uptake by plants calculator

This page is designed to calculate the amount, in grams, of plants you need to grow to counteract the increase in nitrate from the food added to the tank. It is an approximation, but as a guideline, it isn't that far off. And it's a surprisingly large amount for a small amount of food.

Percent protein in the food Typical fish food is around 25-50% protein
Volume of the aquarium in liter
Daily food amount, in grams

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