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06-26-2012 07:35 PM
Aheartlessfish
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Originally Posted by Mr. Fish View Post
If u store it in room temp its good to add a little excel in it.

I just dose mine dry, makes things a lot more simplified
what ratio do you use when dosing dry? (and your tank size)
06-15-2012 04:11 PM
Crispino L Ramos
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Originally Posted by Aheartlessfish View Post
do you keep your solution at room temp? i heard keeping it at room temp = you have to adjust the dosage some how...

i dont plan on putting my iron in the fridge...stuff is poison if someone accidently drinks it
You can make a smaller amount of mixture so it doesn't stay bottled at room temperature for many months. I have many tanks and a 500 ml bottle only lasts for a month. Whatever oxidation that occurs should be minimal and insignificant for healthy plants in a home setting. It might be significant for large scale commercial nurseries or laboratories.
06-15-2012 03:59 PM
Fishies_in_Philly And i would listen to cris. His plants are impeccable, so whatever he is doing is decinitely working.
06-15-2012 03:58 PM
Fishies_in_Philly Just dump the whole bag in and you're good for 2 years
06-15-2012 03:55 PM
Mr. Fish If u store it in room temp its good to add a little excel in it.

I just dose mine dry, makes things a lot more simplified
06-15-2012 03:48 PM
NWA-Planted I just drop all my dry fertz in my Sump

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06-15-2012 03:41 PM
Aheartlessfish
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Originally Posted by Crispino Ramos View Post
I mix two tablespoons of dry iron chelate powder in 500 ml of RO water. I dose one ml of iron mixture per 10 gallons of tank water three times a week.
do you keep your solution at room temp? i heard keeping it at room temp = you have to adjust the dosage some how...

i dont plan on putting my iron in the fridge...stuff is poison if someone accidently drinks it
06-15-2012 07:32 AM
Crispino L Ramos
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Originally Posted by Aheartlessfish View Post
I have some iron chelate 13%. Was wondering if anyone doses this dry. If so whats the amount that you use?

If thats not the case does anyone have a good recipe for a 500ml bottle?

thanks
I mix two tablespoons of dry iron chelate powder in 500 ml of RO water. I dose one ml of iron mixture per 10 gallons of tank water three times a week.
06-15-2012 07:04 AM
Aheartlessfish dry fert style...ferts dissolved in cup then straight into tank

1/3 teaspoon fe sounds like over dose...for a 40 gallon :O
06-15-2012 06:20 AM
m00se There'a no way to convert from a mass to a volume so you are correct there :-D

You don't mention where you're putting this 582 mg so it's hard to say. ..That would be.582 grams so a bit over half a gram. I would estimate that to be about 1/3 teaspoon, give or take.
06-15-2012 06:06 AM
Aheartlessfish great website thanks

so im getting 582 mg for EI dosing...which converts to...1/10th tsp? Maybe use a 1/8 teaspoon for easy use?

cant convert mg into ml but i looked up a conversion for table salt and just went with that.

any comments on this?
06-15-2012 04:51 AM
m00se http://calc.petalphile.com/
06-15-2012 04:21 AM
Aheartlessfish
Dosing Iron Chelate Dry

I have some iron chelate 13%. Was wondering if anyone doses this dry. If so whats the amount that you use?

If thats not the case does anyone have a good recipe for a 500ml bottle?

thanks

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