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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-08-2016, 02:11 AM
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Posted By happi
one thing i noticed is my tank is, that i still...

one thing i noticed is my tank is, that i still have the osmocote full of ferts even after 8 months, i found some after i was moving around the substrate yesterday. its almost impossible to suck them...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-04-2016, 10:40 PM
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Posted By happi
PO4 and k+ can cause heavy pearling

PO4 and k+ can cause heavy pearling
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-04-2016, 10:37 PM
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Posted By happi
i do agree with your observation, its also...

i do agree with your observation, its also scientifically proven if you want to talk scientifically, i also support this with my own observation.

my question for you is when you tested your stuff...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-03-2016, 08:49 PM
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Posted By happi
i have read many articles based on scientific...

i have read many articles based on scientific research, if i follow them i would be lost by now, even they had different conclusion from each others, that is why i have always said you will get mixed...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-02-2016, 03:46 PM
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Posted By happi
now if you look at it, that video was posted on...

now if you look at it, that video was posted on Jun 4, 2011. i have learned and gained more experience since then, i was under the bubble of EI and under the impression that EI is the best way to...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-02-2016, 04:05 AM
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Posted By happi
as i promised to post some update tonight, well...

as i promised to post some update tonight, well here they are:

1. one thing i observed is whenever i dosed traces and Fe on day 1 after water change, plant would still look pale and even on 2nd...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-02-2016, 03:36 AM
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Views: 7,156
Posted By happi
am not sure why my name is in there, but i do...

am not sure why my name is in there, but i do know that when you read my threads and posts you might find mixed information, the reason behind that is because as i mature in this hobby i have learned...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-01-2016, 10:54 PM
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Posted By happi
yo -han i was wondering if this will work for a...

yo -han i was wondering if this will work for a while before you run into toxicity again? i was also wondering maybe you did not see positive results when you were dosing 0.02 due to lack of one or...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-01-2016, 07:26 PM
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Posted By happi
so 0.06 ppm fe daily from csm+b?

so 0.06 ppm fe daily from csm+b?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-01-2016, 03:48 PM
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Views: 37,991
Posted By happi
can we get some update from those who were...

can we get some update from those who were testing? i will share my results later on tonight.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-27-2016, 03:42 PM
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Views: 353
Posted By happi
i been saying for years that you can grow plants...

i been saying for years that you can grow plants even at 2 ppm or less Calcium, but i have given more importance to the Mg because it help uptake Iron.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-20-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,386
Posted By happi
is that 4 ppm in single dose? i have used urea in...

is that 4 ppm in single dose? i have used urea in quite higher doses but not in single doses, i think Urea is still safe if you go higher than 4 ppm in single dose long as you have fully planted tank...
Forum: Algae   01-11-2016, 03:50 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By happi
i cant remember the name of this algae, but it...

i cant remember the name of this algae, but it was extremely difficult to get rid of, i would remove it and it would come right back the next day, i try changing everything from light to co2 and...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-09-2016, 02:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By happi
can you post multiple pictures of your plants

can you post multiple pictures of your plants
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-08-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By happi
get it from nilocg, you will get a better and...

get it from nilocg, you will get a better and cheaper deal.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-30-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By happi
5:1 ratio is good for N and P, if you are seeing...

5:1 ratio is good for N and P, if you are seeing rise in NO3 and slower growth, i would add some PO4 to see what happen.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-21-2015, 03:46 PM
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Views: 37,991
Posted By happi
for those who are trying Urea and Kno3 mix,...

for those who are trying Urea and Kno3 mix, please try urea only, for low light i would suggest 0.1-0.2ppm urea, medium light 0.4-0.5 ppm, high light 0.7-1ppm urea daily, if you are adding additional...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-19-2015, 03:16 AM
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Posted By happi
5 dgh?? why are you adding more caso4??? Mgso4 is...

5 dgh?? why are you adding more caso4??? Mgso4 is good to add
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-16-2015, 11:44 PM
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Views: 37,991
Posted By happi
No3 is taken by plants very slowly, NH4 is...

No3 is taken by plants very slowly, NH4 is uptaken very fast, if uptake of NH4 is increased that mean all the other nutrients will be uptaken at much faster rate as well. i have estimated 0.5-0.7 ppm...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-16-2015, 06:43 PM
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Posted By happi
sometime i mix it directly in my RO container day...

sometime i mix it directly in my RO container day or few hours ahead before changing the water, sometime i just add it in the cup of water, mix it and then add it to my tank directly, i never had any...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-16-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 37,991
Posted By happi
Audionut Some interesting things there. ...

Audionut

Some interesting things there.


• NH4:NO3 Balance: Plants can often grow well in low Mo soils when fertilized with NH4 fertilizers, as opposed to NO3 fertilizers.

This is why it’s...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-15-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 37,991
Posted By happi
any idea how long caco3 will take to dissolve...

any idea how long caco3 will take to dissolve with water if we add say 1 tsp in 40 gallon container and just run powehead in it to mix it.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-15-2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 37,991
Posted By happi
damm that would add tons of so4, not only that...

damm that would add tons of so4, not only that but it will also buildup to extreme levels because its not used much by plants. i been dosing potassium carbonate and Ca/Mg chloride. i wish if there...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-15-2015, 02:34 AM
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Views: 37,991
Posted By happi
i have heard of So4 being toxic at some point but...

i have heard of So4 being toxic at some point but not sure about the exact numbers, any idea how much so4 we should have in our aquariums? how much so4 plants really use??
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-15-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 37,991
Posted By happi
yes you are right about Cl burning plants, this...

yes you are right about Cl burning plants, this is very true, but am not sure how aquavitro does it, this product is meant for plants, but i think they use it with this another product that remove Cl...
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