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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-14-2013, 08:53 PM Thread Starter
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What Iron to order?

Iron Chelate 13% or 10%

I am thinking 13% since it less money.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-14-2013, 08:57 PM
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Clay ^^
Depends on the iron lvl already in the tank.
The max ppm is 1 or 2
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-14-2013, 09:06 PM
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either works fine.. go with the 13 but keep in mind it can stain ur water brown pretty easily
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-14-2013, 09:35 PM
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I really like ferrous gluconate. It dissolves really easily. But ideally you'd use a mix of both since various chelating agents will work better at varying water conditions.
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