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01-24-2013 11:50 AM
Eldachleich
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Originally Posted by Darkblade48 View Post
Where is this fertilization trickling into your aquarium from? Or are you purposely dosing it into your aquarium?
My mounted orchids....
It's not on purpose... there's no fish in at the moment so I'm not too worried but I wanted to check before I rearranged everything.

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01-23-2013 05:34 AM
Darkblade48 Where is this fertilization trickling into your aquarium from? Or are you purposely dosing it into your aquarium?
01-22-2013 11:24 PM
Eldachleich Should I be concerned?

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01-19-2013 10:59 AM
Eldachleich Oops.. my phone did that...
I indeed meant my aquarium lol..

The fertilizer is urea free...
I'm not exactly sure... today I noticed that it trickles in for a few seconds and drips for a few minutes after that... it's a dilute solution. About 1/4 strength..
It's a 12 gallon.

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01-19-2013 10:56 AM
Darkblade48
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This may sound like a silly question but if some of the water from fertilizing my orchid gets in my diagram still it have negative affects on my fish?


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I'm not too sure what you're asking...

If water that has orchid fertilizer gets into your...."aquarium"? Perhaps?

How much got in? Terrestrial fertilizers often supply nitrogen in the form of urea (which breaks down into ammonia), which will eventually be toxic if it builds up.
01-19-2013 09:59 AM
Eldachleich
Orchid fertilizer bad for fish?

This may sound like a silly question but if some of the water from fertilizing my orchid gets in my diagram still it have negative affects on my fish?


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