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post #6 of (permalink) Old 08-05-2010, 03:55 AM Thread Starter
Clare12345
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So what do you all recommend? Putting in the DIY CO2 now or after I get my substrate and other plants in the mail? I have 1 red plant (which may be ludwiga, see the pic). I'm trying to keep the fish to plant ratio about equal for now before I get any other plants, so maybe I can wait on the CO2.
When I put the plant in for the first time yesterday I dosed Excel and Trace ferts. How often should I do Excel? And the trace? It could be a week before I get my substrate and the HC.

Edit: By the way I added two clay pots for now to ease up the flow of the filter on the betta. It sure does have a fast flow! Too bad I can't turn it down. Thanks Vincent!
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