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post #6 of (permalink) Old 02-01-2013, 04:53 AM
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Originally Posted by N_reverie View Post
Alright, my pH is around 7.6-7.8 and from what I've read Dwarf Grass does best in a little lower pH, so I'll add in some RO water which I've read will lower my pH. After doing some research I've decided I'm going to try DIY CO2. I'll find a balance between RO and CO2 for lowering my pH. I ordered the dry fert pack from which is Potassium Nitrate, Potassium Sulfate, Magnesium Sulfate and Plantex CSM+B. I'll order my plants in a few days after giving my filter and water a chance to settle. Thanks guys for the info.
You want to get some phosphates hence kh2PO4, Mono potassium phosphate. Also, MgSO4, also known as epsom salts, get a ton at wallgreens for like $2.
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