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post #2 of (permalink) Old 01-20-2013, 08:25 AM
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Since there is still ammonia in your aquarium, I would not bother fertilizing nitrogen until the ammonia is gone (plants preferentially uptake ammonia to nitrates for a nitrogen source).

Phosphates, trace mix and other nutrients (potassium if you are dosing it) can be dosed immediately.


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