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Dosing Fertilizers

Originally Posted by jonathan View Post
Time of day to dose ferts ?

Before lights ? Just after ? late in photo period ?

What is the ideology ?
Hello jon...

I dose first thing in the morning right after the tank lights come on. The plants take in the light to stimulate growth and nutrients in the water to provide nourishment to sustain the growth.

I like to dilute both macro and micro nutrients in the treated water I use to top off my tanks. All my tanks are open, so I top them off 2 to 3 times per week. The land and aquatic plants seem to like the feeding routine. The Pennywort grows outside the tank. See attached pics.


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