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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-21-2013, 11:23 PM Thread Starter
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Copperless fertilizer

Anyone can suggest a fertilizer that does not have copper I have Nerite snails now. I hear there extremely sensitive to copper I was using seachem flourish has .0001% copper
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-21-2013, 11:37 PM
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The copper in commercially available aquarium fertilizer will not harm your invertebrates.
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I have kept nerites in fertilized tanks for years without issue.

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Copperless fertilizer

Thanks guys. Good to know.
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Anyone can suggest a fertilizer that does not have copper I have Nerite snails now. I hear there extremely sensitive to copper I was using seachem flourish has .0001% copper
I have a dozen Mystery snails & several Red Cherry shrimp & I have been dosing Seachem Flourish for months w/ them n there w/ NO problems... I am dosing more than once a week now as well...
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+1 to everyone else. Use flourish with my amano shrimp and no ill effects.
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Copperless fertilizer

I appreciate all the replies
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