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post #12 of (permalink) Old 04-30-2013, 06:31 PM
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Originally Posted by jfynyson View Post

I believe this to be a very low plant load at this point so their nutrient uptake will be minimal (also due to poor health). So, having highlight & CO2 now shall I dose EI method to about 25 or 50% of the calculated amounts for my tank until growth increases nutrients stabilize ?
Absolutely start EI now, light and CO2 only go so far to grow healthy plants. EI provides the rest of the nutrients needed.
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