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02-06-2013 08:53 PM
herns
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Originally Posted by laqu View Post
oh and e b a y 230818682873 down to 23.80 free shipping today!

Good find! Too good to pass!

This is the cheapest ever. I had bought last December for $28 in amazon and just bought another one moment ago. You cant find this price anywhere so grab as much as you can while it last.

Thanks for posting.
02-06-2013 07:39 PM
laqu oh and e b a y 230818682873 down to 23.80 free shipping today!
02-06-2013 07:37 PM
laqu
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Originally Posted by Mahlady View Post
I dose 5ml per 50g daily.

Here is a glut calc
i've been dosing excel at 4 drops per 2 gallons daily... explains the no growth thing!
01-28-2013 03:05 AM
sowNreap
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Originally Posted by PlantedTankLover View Post
Good to know! Will keep that in mind next time I need it, $27.24 including shipping on Amazon was the lowest price I could find when I bought it. I looked on ebay but didnt see that add at the time.
Yeah .. I checked the item number/listing before I posted to make sure they still had it. The price actually dropped a few cents since I bought it. I paid 24.08 a couple months ago. Since they are an actual medical supply place I assume they'll continue to sell it .. the price may vary a bit though. But lower is better. LOL
01-28-2013 02:58 AM
PlantedTankLover
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Originally Posted by sowNreap View Post
I've posted this in another thread but I'll post it again here. Go to e b a y and search item # 230818682873 seller is supermedicalsupply. It's currently 23.80/gal with free shipping. They ship out really quick and I received it next day because they have warehouses scattered across the US.
Good to know! Will keep that in mind next time I need it, $27.24 including shipping on Amazon was the lowest price I could find when I bought it. I looked on ebay but didnt see that add at the time.
01-28-2013 02:49 AM
sowNreap I've posted this in another thread but I'll post it again here. Go to e b a y and search item # 230818682873 seller is supermedicalsupply. It's currently 23.80/gal with free shipping. They ship out really quick and I received it next day because they have warehouses scattered across the US.
01-28-2013 02:06 AM
Mahlady
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Originally Posted by Bluek24a4 View Post
Where did you order it from?
I got mine at Dealmed.com $28.22 shipped
01-28-2013 01:32 AM
In.a.Box It's $30+ on amazon.
01-28-2013 12:57 AM
PlantedTankLover
Maybe I'll just play with the dosage for a while to see what works best for my set up. I plan on using the lower dose in my cichlid tank because I don't have very many plants in there right now.

I ordered it off of Amazon.com, with shipping it was the lowest price @ $27.24
01-28-2013 12:53 AM
Bluek24a4
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Originally Posted by PlantedTankLover View Post
Just ordered a gallon of Metricide 14.
Where did you order it from?
01-28-2013 12:00 AM
sowNreap
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Originally Posted by PlantedTankLover View Post
So I'm a little confused. I got a ml/cc syringe for doing, I dont want to worry about mixing with water. So Should I be dosing 1ml per 10 gallons of Metricide 14, so 5 ml for a 50. Or is it 2.7 ml for 50 gallons?
If you mix the Glut with water then you'd dose the same as Excel 1ml per 10 gallons.

Since you're not mixing with water I'd dose approximately 1/2 Excel dose. So for 50 gal I'd use about 2.5 ml of Metracide 14. It's just easier for me to remember half dose than worry about the exact ratio. LOL
01-27-2013 06:34 PM
PlantedTankLover Thank you.
01-27-2013 06:09 PM
Mahlady I dose 5ml per 50g daily.

Here is a glut calc
01-27-2013 05:58 PM
PlantedTankLover So I'm a little confused. I got a ml/cc syringe for doing, I dont want to worry about mixing with water. So Should I be dosing 1ml per 10 gallons of Metricide 14, so 5 ml for a 50. Or is it 2.7 ml for 50 gallons?
01-08-2013 03:44 PM
PlantedTankLover Thank you everyone. I still have some excel left, but the gallon of Metricide 14 is arriving via FedEx today. I'm still shocked how much my plants have grown!!!! Every day I see several new swards popping up!!!

I'm using Flourish Complete weekly, is this good? Should I do more? Something better? Trying to do low tech cheap. :-)

Also instead of having the lights on 8 hours straight per day, I change to 4 hours on, and then 2 off, then 4 on, then off all night.
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