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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-17-2013, 09:51 PM Thread Starter
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Seachem Dosing Chart of 15 Gallon Planted

Based on Seachems dosing charts, I am using the following dosing routine minus the IRON and Trace. I 've read Trace is unnecessary if I am using flourish and I have Seachems Flourite substrate which is iron rich.
So far things have been looking pretty good and dont see any signs of deficiency but I have also been told that seachems charts are kinda of on the lean side. Any recommendations on what I can tweek? oh and measurements are in ml. I do plan on going dry as soon as my current stock of liquids run out.

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Plants can't get much iron from Flourite substrate. Before iron can be picked up by the plants it has to be bio-available, which generally means chelated. I suggest using the Flourish iron too, even though there is some in Flourish comprehensive.

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Re: Seachem Dosing Chart of 15 Gallon Planted

Really? I feel cheated as the package claims flourite iron rich. I suppose the CEC is it's greatest benefit. Another question if NPK are the macros why is iron dosed daily in seachems chart?
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