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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-28-2013, 07:37 PM Thread Starter
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Has anyone used macro/micro mix for HC?

Has anyone successfully grow HC (dwarf baby tears) by dosing macro/micro mix from aquariumfertilizer.com?


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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-29-2013, 05:56 PM
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That does not contain any phosphates which is an essential macronutrient. Im sure its possible to grow HC with the micro/macro mix but you would be way better off going with a better all around kit with separate macros(kno3, kh2po4, and k2so4). Its also only going to be a few dollars more.
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I agree; rather than getting an all in one mix, you are better off getting each chemical separately and dosing. It may seem a little more expensive and more of a hassle, but it will allow for full customization of your dosing.

In addition, as nilocg mentioned, the pre-mix does not contain any phosphates, which will be required.


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