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post #721 of 1382 (permalink) Old 10-25-2012, 03:27 PM
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post #722 of 1382 (permalink) Old 10-25-2012, 03:42 PM
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I had thought about this which had bropught me to the container store. Was thinking of making mixes and packing. Just pay for the containers with ferts being raok. Would this be ok with everyone?
I wouldn't suggest the ferts to be mixed. It might be a good idea and make it easier for the people who is just starting with dry ferts, but the proportions may be off.

I have a 50 gallon, but I also have to account for the water that are in the 2 Eheims I'm running. But nontheless, I'm still in the 40-60 gallon range. For this range, my schedule is :

Mon, Wed, and Fri - 1/2 tsp KNO3, 1/8 tsp KH2PO4, and 1/8 tsp K2SO4
Tues,Thurs,and Sat. -1/8 tsp CSM+B and as an option but I do it..1/8 of Iron.
Sunday is 50% water change.

So lets say you take a big container, add 2 1/2 tsp of KNO3 because you figure that is what goes in the tank for the whole week. Then you add the other 2 ferts and mix it. But, how can you be sure that the mix would be evenly mixed to the point that you are sure that your tank will get the correct amount of 1/2 tsp of KNO3 every other day?

I've heard some people who dose the whole week's worth in the beginning of the week but I would be to afraid to try that.

Also, as I watch the growth...I eventually have to adjust the ferts. My tank was having green algae on the glass...so I upped the dosage from 1/8 to 1/4 tsp of KH2PO4, and it has helped.
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This is a good fert calculator: http://calc.petalphile.com/

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The individual ferts would be in its own compartment. Nano hobbyists are likely going to lean more towards pps pro than ei.
The alternative would be to create liquid micro and macro ferts in drip bottles. I think for beginners, a drop per gallon would be simple enough to use without all the math and weekly water changes

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I can get dropper bottles for about $2 ea... if anyone wants one.
I use mine for prime and ferts

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the guy was nice and gave me a 2.5gal for free



A chip on the side. should I aquarium sealant it?

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post #726 of 1382 (permalink) Old 10-25-2012, 06:51 PM
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I can get dropper bottles for about $2 ea... if anyone wants one.
I use mine for prime and ferts

tanks!
the guy was nice and gave me a 2.5gal for free



A chip on the side. should I aquarium sealant it?


I think you will be ok, but I have aquarium sealant.
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I think you will be ok, but I have aquarium sealant.
This glas is realllll thin. I think it was a critter tank >.> wont be able to fill it all with water.... ripariumish tank... here I come! XD
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Ever have a song that's stuck in your head? There's been a screen name that has had that effect on me, "if wishes were fishes" Lol

Is that crazy or what.
Everytime I see that name show up in a thread I say it over and over again in my head for like the next ten minutes.
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post #729 of 1382 (permalink) Old 10-26-2012, 12:04 AM
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Hmmm...making it into liquid for nano tanks would definitely be much easier.

Aokashi, don't get them for $2, I can get them for 25 cents



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I can get dropper bottles for about $2 ea... if anyone wants one.
I use mine for prime and ferts

tanks!
the guy was nice and gave me a 2.5gal for free



A chip on the side. should I aquarium sealant it?

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Hmmm...making it into liquid for nano tanks would definitely be much easier.

Aokashi, don't get them for $2, I can get them for 25 cents
orly? You and your connections
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ed can haz lotsa connections!

(ignore that. i think the lower oxygen levels are making me loopy.)

If you bring the bottles, I'll bring my ferts and measuring spoons.

(we are so gonna get arrested by the cops.)
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LOL...I always wanted to ask. I'm sure like 80% of us is on Facebook.

Would like to add people to my list of friends!
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orly? You and your connections
It's the one that they use at hair salons....the tip part can range from a very thin hole to a big opening.

I will get the thin ones that we can control the drops.

I used to fill them with color dye when I made soap.
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I can get dropper bottles for about $2 ea... if anyone wants one.
I use mine for prime and ferts
tanks!
the guy was nice and gave me a 2.5gal for free



A chip on the side. should I aquarium sealant it?

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Do you have a photo of the bottle. how many ounces?

nice deal. that chip shouldnt be anything to worry about. i would leave it alone.

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