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post #3 of (permalink) Old 01-26-2013, 08:10 AM
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Originally Posted by greenaqua View Post
1. If we do a mix of micro and macro every other day.. That's dosing everyday. Is that really necessary? Can plants really use up all the nutrients in a day?

2. Also, does it require 50% PWC? Some say 25%, some 50%.. Any points on that?

3. I am planning to use Flourish Excel. Is this good enough for carbon to live without CO2?


1) No, they cant, but that's the whole point.

2) 50% is just a nice round number we use and it prevents a crazy excess build up.

3) Excel is helpful. Pressurized CO2 is the best.
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