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post #12 of (permalink) Old 06-15-2012, 03:11 PM
Crispino L Ramos
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Originally Posted by Aheartlessfish View Post
do you keep your solution at room temp? i heard keeping it at room temp = you have to adjust the dosage some how...

i dont plan on putting my iron in the fridge...stuff is poison if someone accidently drinks it
You can make a smaller amount of mixture so it doesn't stay bottled at room temperature for many months. I have many tanks and a 500 ml bottle only lasts for a month. Whatever oxidation that occurs should be minimal and insignificant for healthy plants in a home setting. It might be significant for large scale commercial nurseries or laboratories.

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