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post #15 of (permalink) Old 05-02-2013, 01:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Jafooli View Post
How do I find 1/16, are there measuring spoons for this? and I would rather dose liquid if possible, so can I just follow and make my own macro?... I will be mixing all these three together into a 500ml solution.
Yes, there are small measuring spoons. They are sometimes called "dash, pinch and smidgen" measuring spoons.

Originally Posted by Jafooli View Post
Potassium Phosphate
Magnesium Sulphate
Potassium sulfate

That shouldn't cause no (sic) complications?
This will be fine.

Originally Posted by Jafooli View Post
I will stick with my chelated trace for now I think, and maybe if aquariumfertilizer ship to uk I will purchase some CSM + B and then add the Magnesium to the trace mix if in your opinion that would work better?
I would just keep the magnesium (sulfate) separate from the trace mix altogether. Just keep it with your macronutrients.

Originally Posted by Jafooli View Post
and I'm thinking maybe I should just stop the CO2 but then the plants won't use the ferts?
This could worsen your problems: fluctuating CO2 levels can often lead to additional algal problems.


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