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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-13-2013, 03:11 PM Thread Starter
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Premixing dry ferts versus dropping straight into tank

Is there any advantage or disadvantage to premixing dry ferts versus pouring them straight into the tank?
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I like to mix them with distiller water. It allows me to make minor changes in ml. I do not think I could do this as well dry.


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Either is fine; use whatever is more convenient for you.

I like wet dosing because I don't like opening multiple containers.

I also like wet dosing because I can use an automatic doser.

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Either way works....really depends on your setup and what you like to do.
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I like dosing dry. I have a locking hobby organizer from Joanns. Looks kind of like a 14 day pill organizer old people use lol, only this one locks closed so it doesn't dump on accident. I can measure out 2 weeks worth at one time. I find it the easiest method.
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Thanks for all the feedback.
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