Buy In Bulk and Save!

Quantity

Unit Price

1 - 2

$16.99

3 - 5

$16.14

6 - 11

$15.63

12 - or more

$14.95

AZ-NO3 Nitrate Eliminator 240mL

$29.99 $16.99 Save: $13 (43%)

5% Rewards:

85 $0.85 off a Future Purchase

This item is in stock in our East and West Coast warehouses

CP2151

SHIPS FREE!

AZ-NO3

Fourth Generation Formula:  The NEW AZ-NO3 with it`s new "Cold" filtering and processing techniques reduces the clouding effect in even poorly-maintained (ionically-imbalanced) marine aquariums. Its nitrate-removal ability has sped up 2x as fast as before. In addition, its shelf-life is now close to indefinite when un-opened. Or up to 60 days when opened and stored in refrigerator.

Please Note: For use with saltwater tanks only.

Synopsis

The AZ-NO3 (Absolute Zero - NitratesTM) product works entirely by aerobic Cellular Respiration on the target Nitrate molecule, which is then removed by the Protein Skimmer. The oxidoreductases necessary for these processes are the chemical mechanism of an enzyme action.

In the most simplest of explanations, AZ-NO3 can be considered an essential food, required by the active enzyme maltase that functions as a cellular respirator. The manufacturing process renders this product as an undesirable food to certain detrimental enzyme (amylase and invertase) that could uncontrollably proliferate in the aquarium.

Our product utilizes a specific enzyme in the maltase group to activate the oxidoreductases necessary to reduce nitrates by cellular respiration in the aquarium. The product itself does not contain this enzyme, but can be thought of more like a seed, a seed contains the germ (plant) and the food for the plant to grow. The mature plant then becomes the basic food product utilized.

The active ingredient in our product is Cozymase which functions in the oxidation of proteins and of many other compounds important in the intermediary metabolism and the resulting active enzyme Maltase in the aquarium. The Massecuite is food for both the Cozymase to develop and the resultant Maltase to thrive.

Dosage

The proper denitrifying dosage of the product is 1/4 ounce, daily, for each 50 to 60 gallons of water in the marine aquarium system, until nitrates are undetectable. Overdosing, (up to double the amount) is preferred to underdosing and is not harmful to livestock. Larger aquariums will require a larger dose, but nitrates are normally reduced to zero within the same time period. Many aquarists inadvertently introduce nitrates on a continuing basis, through water changes, food, additives, etc., therefore requiring that they maintain the enzyme activity at a low maintenance dosage to hold nitrates in check. Initially the maintenance dosage should be 1/2 of the denitrifying dosage, steadily decreasing the amount of AZ-NO3 used until nitrates can be maintained at an undetectable level. The intent is to slowly wean the aquarium off the AZ-NO3 product entirely, allowing the natural denitrification properties of the aquariums live rock and/or plenum to come into full functioning. The maintenance dosage can be rescheduled for bi-weekly or even weekly additions as the live rock or substrate develops to it`s full potential.

Effects AZ-NO3 provides many other benefits besides nitrate reduction. Upon addition of the product to the aquarium, you will notice that the Protein Skimmer becomes more efficient and remains that way for approximately 30 days after the final use of the AZ-NO3. In addition, as the enzymes become active, all sediments and pre-filters in the aquarium remove larger amounts of undesirable organics, thus requiring more frequent filter changing.

  • It does not interfere with any nitrate test kits to give you illusionQ and fake denitrating effects like the other product (See below "Latest Update").
  • It brings down & maintains your nitrate from as high as 100ppm or more to an Absolute-Zero level. Hence the name.
  • Safe for reef and fish-mainly marine systems (saltwater use only). Will not harm your delicate corals.
  • Works with an efficient protein skimmer to export the bonded nitrate compounds. An alternative way is to employ Polyfilter Pads to adsorb the bonded nitrate compounds.
  • Also dramatically enhance the efficiency of your protein skimmer in the removal of other detrimental dissolved organics.
  • Contains absolutely no yeast nor complex sugar which will cause adverse effects & other unpredictable complications upon long term usage.
  • Since that it is not bacterial-based. Its potency will not be affected by any other additives, medications and supplements. It is fully-compatible with any other chemical engineered for aquatic use.
  • Fully-tested by actual hobbyists with all kinds of marine systems and different starting levels of nitrate concentration.
  • Newly copyrighted formula developed by a group of Biochemists / Hydroculturists. Product will last for 1 year at 70 degrees.
Latest Update

The AZ-NO3 may not work to its full effectiveness under the following conditions:
  • UV Sterilizer running near or above 50,000 microwatts - sec/cm2.
  • Ozone saturation above 40% in the protein skimmer.
  • Customer not changing pre-filter pads and/or filter sponges in mechanical filters before natural nitrification breaks the maltase molecule back down into it`s original nitrates. So, clean your pre-filters and all pads frequently please.
  • Under rare situations that should your fish show stress, an Iodine supplement is recommended. Please bare in mind that the AZ-NO3 enhances the efficiency of your skimmer and Iodine may have been exported.
  • Watch your ORP while using this product and increase aeration if there is a need.

Specifications

Please Note: For use with saltwater tanks only.

Dosage

The proper denitrifying dosage of the product is 1/4 ounce, daily, for each 50 to 60 gallons of water in the marine aquarium system, until nitrates are undetectable. Overdosing, (up to double the amount) is preferred to underdosing and is not harmful to livestock. Larger aquariums will require a larger dose, but nitrates are normally reduced to zero within the same time period. Many aquarists inadvertently introduce nitrates on a continuing basis, through water changes, food, additives, etc., therefore requiring that they maintain the enzyme activity at a low maintenance dosage to hold nitrates in check. Initially the maintenance dosage should be 1/2 of the denitrifying dosage, steadily decreasing the amount of AZ-NO3 used until nitrates can be maintained at an undetectable level. The intent is to slowly wean the aquarium off the AZ-NO3 product entirely, allowing the natural denitrification properties of the aquariums live rock and/or plenum to come into full functioning. The maintenance dosage can be rescheduled for bi-weekly or even weekly additions as the live rock or substrate develops to it`s full potential.

Effects AZ-NO3 provides many other benefits besides nitrate reduction. Upon addition of the product to the aquarium, you will notice that the Protein Skimmer becomes more efficient and remains that way for approximately 30 days after the final use of the AZ-NO3. In addition, as the enzymes become active, all sediments and pre-filters in the aquarium remove larger amounts of undesirable organics, thus requiring more frequent filter changing.

  • It does not interfere with any nitrate test kits to give you illusionQ and fake denitrating effects like the other product (See below "Latest Update").
  • It brings down & maintains your nitrate from as high as 100ppm or more to an Absolute-Zero level. Hence the name.
  • Safe for reef and fish-mainly marine systems (saltwater use only). Will not harm your delicate corals.
  • Works with an efficient protein skimmer to export the bonded nitrate compounds. An alternative way is to employ Polyfilter Pads to adsorb the bonded nitrate compounds.
  • Also dramatically enhance the efficiency of your protein skimmer in the removal of other detrimental dissolved organics.
  • Contains absolutely no yeast nor complex sugar which will cause adverse effects & other unpredictable complications upon long term usage.
  • Since that it is not bacterial-based. Its potency will not be affected by any other additives, medications and supplements. It is fully-compatible with any other chemical engineered for aquatic use.
  • Fully-tested by actual hobbyists with all kinds of marine systems and different starting levels of nitrate concentration.
  • Newly copyrighted formula developed by a group of Biochemists / Hydroculturists. Product will last for 1 year at 70 degrees.
Latest Update

The AZ-NO3 may not work to its full effectiveness under the following conditions:
  • UV Sterilizer running near or above 50,000 microwatts - sec/cm2.
  • Ozone saturation above 40% in the protein skimmer.
  • Customer not changing pre-filter pads and/or filter sponges in mechanical filters before natural nitrification breaks the maltase molecule back down into it`s original nitrates. So, clean your pre-filters and all pads frequently please.
  • Under rare situations that should your fish show stress, an Iodine supplement is recommended. Please bare in mind that the AZ-NO3 enhances the efficiency of your skimmer and Iodine may have been exported.
  • Watch your ORP while using this product and increase aeration if there is a need.


Product Manuals & Documentation

AZ-NO3 Nitrate Eliminator 240mL

Owner's Manual available for download in Adobe PDF file format

Warranty

No Warranty

Ask a Question Earn 25 Points when you ask or answer a question
Sort By :
 
9 Questions
Displaying questions 1-9
 
Q
Orp
In the description of this product it states Oxygen may drop so watch your ORP What is ORP?
Asked : Mar 22, 2017
By : Jdub, Idaho
 
 
 
A
ORP Stands for Oxidation-Reduction Potential. It is a measure of the cleanliness of your water and its ability to break down contaminants.
Answered : Mar 23, 2017
By : MD Tech
 
 
Write Your Review Earn 25 Points when you write a review
Sort by:
 

Overall, others give this:

  • 4.2

73 Reviewers (85%) would recommend this

Overall Rating:

download image
5  Star
 50
4  Star
 7
3  Star
 4
2  Star
 3
1  Star
 9
 
4
4.0
AZ-NO3 Review

REVIEW
So far I am 11 days into this and my nitrates have dropped from 50 ppm to about 20 ppm now! I have tried nearly everything (vinegar dosing, less feeding, bi-weekly W/C, and better husbandry overall) to get my nitrates down with no luck. I had recently removed all my sand and believe this lead to a...Read More
  • 1
Was this review helpful: Yes(0)No(0)
 
 
 
5
5.0
Got Me Out of a Tank Recycle

REVIEW
I have a well-stocked tank, with a fairly high bio-load but still held excellent water parameters for years. Unfortunately, messing around with the sand caused a recycle. I tried my best to avoid chemical solutions but despite my best efforts, my nitrifying bacteria just couldn't catch back up. Thi...Read More
  • 1
Was this review helpful: Yes(0)No(0)
 
 
 
5
5.0
Excellent

REVIEW
It's work as description and NO3 decreased very fast.
  • 1
Was this review helpful: Yes(0)No(0)
 
 
 
5
5.0
Excellent Product

REVIEW
I was never able to get my nitrates <20ppm no matter what I tried. Carbon-dosed vinegar for a year which helped a little but created lots of unwanted bacterial growth in my display tank. After 15 days of using AZ-NO3 my nitrates are 0ppm for the first time ever. I'm now dosing 4ml day with an ...Read More
  • 1
Was this review helpful: Yes(0)No(0)
 
 
 
5
5.0
This stuff WORKS!!

REVIEW
THIS STUFF WORKS! I have had a saltwater tank for 15 years. I've tried lots of other products and techniques to reduce Nitrates to zero! I have 40ppm Nitrate level. I followed the instructions and it lowered the nitrates to zero in 24 days. I run a protein skimmer as it said it is needed for this s...Read More
  • 1
Was this review helpful: Yes(1)No(0)
 
 
 
5
5.0
AZ-No3 Nitrate Eliminator

REVIEW
I am noticing an immediate drop in my nitrates, my tank is happy again!
  • 1
Was this review helpful: Yes(0)No(0)
 
 
 
1
1.0
not for me

REVIEW
my nitrates have been very high for awhile, i had 3 cleaner shrimp all this time. on the fifth day when you start adding mililiters it killed all 3 shrimp. stopped using it after that.
Was this review helpful: Yes(1)No(0)
 
 
 
Write Your Review Earn 25 Points when you write a review
Sort by:
 

Overall, others give this:

  • 4.2

73 Reviewers (85%) would recommend this

Overall Rating:

download image
5  Star
 50
4  Star
 7
3  Star
 4
2  Star
 3
1  Star
 9
 

Free, Fast, and Flexible Shipping Options

  • Most products ship free—no minimum purchase required

    We ship 99% of the products we carry for free within the contiguous United States using a mix of economy methods including USPS First Class Mail, SurePost and UPS Ground. Your order will arrive in 5-7 business days.

  • upgrade your shipping for only $4.99—free upgrade for orders $199+

    Over 90% of our members receive their orders within 2 business using UPS Ground. Upgrade from free economy shipping to UPS Ground for only $4.99—or spend $199 and we’ll upgrade you automatically!

  • need your order even faster? no problem!

    Expediated shipping services are available for most products if you are in a hurry. Get guaranteed delivery in 2 business days, 1 business day, or next day by 10:30 am. Costs vary by location.

  • buy it today and we'll ship it today

    Same-day shipping is available Monday-Friday for most products—place your order by 10 am PST. Pre-ordered and back-ordered items do not qualify, nor do drop-shipped, live, or frozen shipments.

Learn More About Shipping

60-Day Return Period with Easy Online Returns

Return any new and unused item within 60 days for a full refund. Having difficulty with a product? Contact us to speak with an aquarium expert. If you need a replacement, fill out this form.

A small segment of the 180+ brands we carry require that customers contact them directly if/when problems arise. You can view the full list of those brands and get their contact info here.

Marine Depot is an authorized reseller for every product we carry. That means when you buy aquarium supplies from us, your products are not only backed by our own 60-day return policy, they also carry full factory warranties, where applicable. Some items have a 1-year warranty, others have limited lifetime warranties. Warranty coverage varies from manufacturer to manufacturer, so please read the product description of the item(s) you are considering thoroughly for details or contact us if you have warranty questions.

Learn More About Returns

Earn 5% Cash Back for Most Purchases

Rack up reward points to earn discounts on future purchases! You can earn reward points by creating an account, writing reviews, referring friends, subscribing to our newsletter, buying products, and more!

  • Most Products
    Earn 5 reward points for every $1 you spend to get 5% cash back
  • Marine Depot, AquaMaxx, Accel Aquatics, and Korallin
    Earn 6 reward points for every $1 you spend to get 6% cash back
  • EcoTech Marine, NYOS, and Aqua Illumination
    Earn 1 reward point for every $1 you spend to get 1% cash back

You can also get bonus reward points by purchasing select items during special sales and promotions.

Learn More About Rewards

Customers Who Viewed This Item Also Viewed