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best place 2 order dry ferts

Im about 2 dive into the world of dry ferts,

i would like 2 know , where do everybody get there ferts from
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You can usually obtain dry chemicals from hydroponics stores and/or agricultural stores.

There are some users that also sell these chemicals (check the For sale subsection).

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Im about 2 dive into the world of dry ferts,

i would like 2 know , where do everybody get there ferts from
Hi owen81jw,

I use: aquariumfertilizer.com.

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hey thank you all

at first i thought this dry ferts thing was hard

but after reading a few hours about it,

it doesnt seem hard now
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Hi owens81jw,

No, it doesn't have to be difficult or complicated.

I will say that because of the soft water here in Seattle I have to add calcium and magnesium to avoid deficiencies. I used to use MgSO4 and CaCl but had problems with the Ca:Mg ratio; now I just use Seachem Equilibrium to target a 5.0 dGh. I also add a little Baking Soda (NaHCO3) to keep my dKH above 2.0.

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I buy mine from here: http://greenleafaquariums.com/

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Green Leaf Aquariums, they come in nice little containers.
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Green Leaf Aquariums, they come in nice little containers.
they also come with high shipping rates
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they also come with high shipping rates
they do ship extremely quickly though and have probably the best customer service of any online aquarium store

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