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01-19-2013 06:12 PM
nilocg
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Originally Posted by urb77 View Post
What kind of Potassium?
Normally people use k2so4 to dose potassium
01-19-2013 11:54 AM
urb77
fertilizer potassium

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Originally Posted by dprais1 View Post
some suggest that if you have plenty of livestock you don't need to dose Nitrate or Phosphate, but you do need to dose Potassium and trace
What kind of Potassium?
01-19-2013 10:55 AM
Darkblade48
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Originally Posted by Mahlady View Post
2. and what is a GH booster called by name?
GH booster is comprised of CaSO4, K2SO4, and MgSO4 in a 3:3:1 ratio, respectively.

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Originally Posted by dprais1 View Post
some suggest that if you have plenty of livestock you don't need to dose Nitrate or Phosphate, but you do need to dose Potassium and trace
In a highly lit, heavily planted aquarium, there will not be enough nitrates and phosphates to meet the demands of plants.
01-19-2013 05:36 AM
dprais1 some suggest that if you have plenty of livestock you don't need to dose Nitrate or Phosphate, but you do need to dose Potassium and trace
01-19-2013 05:22 AM
kperera
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Originally Posted by JeffHerr View Post
2. and what is a GH booster called by name?
GH Booster... :-) I think Tom Barr sells it. Or you can use Seachem Equilibrium.
greenleafaquariums.com also sells GH booster.
01-19-2013 04:59 AM
JeffHerr 2. and what is a GH booster called by name?
GH Booster... :-) I think Tom Barr sells it. Or you can use Seachem Equilibrium.

3. Are Trace ferts aka Plantex?
Yes. Plantex CSM+B is one June of trace mix.
01-19-2013 04:13 AM
l8nite If your plants are showing signs of potassium deficiency, you need to start dosing K2SO4.
01-19-2013 02:53 AM
Mahlady
dry fert questions

1. What is Potassium Sulfate (K2SO4) for? and is it necessary to be included in the dosing regime?


This is from the sticky:

40~60gal
50% H20 change-weekly
1/2 Tsp-KN03 3x a week
1/8 Tsp-KH2P04 3x a week
3/4 Tsp-GH booster once a week
10ml or 1/8Tsp-Trace 3x a week
Optional
2-4ml-Fe/Iron 3x a week



2. and what is a GH booster called by name?

3. Are Trace ferts aka Plantex?

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