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Floruite Substrate/ which ferts do ineed

hey guys
ihave a 20 gal long tank with a co2 set up
flourite substrate
finnex ray2 light
plants are
japonica blyxa
dwarf hair grass
hydro sp Japan
downoi
rotala Mexicans araguia
Limnophila aromatica.

im thinking of ei dosing and not sure which dry ferts to go with?
any help
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KNO3, KH2P04 and CSM+B to start...

Whats your tap water like? GH? KH?

Maybe...GH Booster, K2SO4 and possibly more Fe.
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Flourite is an inert substrate, with the ability to adsorb some nutrients, making them easier for plant roots to take up. You need the same fertilizing with Flourite as with ordinary sand.

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KNO3, KH2P04 and CSM+B to start...

Whats your tap water like? GH? KH?

Maybe...GH Booster, K2SO4 and possibly more Fe.
not sure what GH kh are of my tap water.
but just pm a guy who sells ferts and recommended me a package that he sells which contains all the ferts you listed. thanks but since ihave red plants imay need to dose more iron right?
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