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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   11-08-2016, 09:44 PM
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Posted By nilocg
Initially you probably wont need much because of...

Initially you probably wont need much because of the soil, maybe half a dose once a week. Monitor nitrates as you go, if you see them dip them up your dosing. As long as you keep up with your water...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   11-01-2016, 05:16 PM
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Views: 198
Posted By nilocg
Where did you purchase it from? Contact them...

Where did you purchase it from? Contact them with mixing questions, Im sure they would be willing to help.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-31-2016, 11:59 PM
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Views: 149
Posted By nilocg
I concur

I concur
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-31-2016, 08:45 PM
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Views: 149
Posted By nilocg
No the Gh booster will not raise Kh. Baking soda...

No the Gh booster will not raise Kh. Baking soda has been used by many people, but this contains sodium which isnt necessarily good for plants. Looking for potassium carbonate or potassium...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-28-2016, 11:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,167
Posted By nilocg
So the new dosing suggestion is 29g CSM+B into...

So the new dosing suggestion is 29g CSM+B into 500ml then dosing 0.1ml per 10g(adds 0.01ppm FE from CSM+B). That is 1/13th the old amount and 1/50th the EI amount. I too would like to see where...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-28-2016, 06:54 PM
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Posted By nilocg
I was under the impression that PPS-PRO used to...

I was under the impression that PPS-PRO used to suggest 40g CSM+B, in that case I would suggest 4g. Im not sure where 2.9 came from but it would probably be ok as well.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-28-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,167
Posted By nilocg
This chance as well as a possible change to EI...

This chance as well as a possible change to EI dosing were just brought to my attention. I havent made the change yet, but may do it soon in the future. The change in micro dosing for PPS doesnt...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-22-2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By nilocg
You are welcome. Yes it will work fine on a tank...

You are welcome. Yes it will work fine on a tank with lower light, just dose 1/2-1/3 the amount.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-21-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By nilocg
Yes it will be quite a bit different. CSM+B will...

Yes it will be quite a bit different. CSM+B will be closer to Flourish comp.

Bump: KNO3 67.123 gm approximately 13 teaspoons
KH2PO4 10.224 gm approximately 1 3/4 teaspoons
Plantex CSM+B 42.028...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-20-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By nilocg
I doubt that will dissolve, if you tell me the...

I doubt that will dissolve, if you tell me the tank size and what size container I can help you make a reasonably concentrated solution.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-12-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By nilocg
If you have hard water then it is unlikely you...

If you have hard water then it is unlikely you would need the gh booster, however adding a little extra is not going to cause you any issues.

If my gh was under 12-15 degrees I would still add the...
Forum: Equipment   10-07-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 810
Posted By nilocg
From looking at the design, it appears it does...

From looking at the design, it appears it does both, it uses the pressure from a canister filter to push water into the reactor and then also has a pump inside attached to the return tube to suck...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-04-2016, 10:13 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,624
Posted By nilocg
Thats a really small water change especially for...

Thats a really small water change especially for a discus tank. I would also be careful about cleaning your filters so often. I would up your water changes significantly and leave your filters...
Forum: Equipment   10-04-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 810
Posted By nilocg
Can you show me a picture of the pump? So this...

Can you show me a picture of the pump? So this is a stand alone unit, IE you dont hook it up to your canister filter?


Edit: looking at the picture it appears the pump is what is inside...
Forum: Equipment   10-04-2016, 12:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 810
Posted By nilocg
Does anyone know what the black wire that enters...

Does anyone know what the black wire that enters the top of the reactor(to the right of the check valve in the picture) does?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-18-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By nilocg
Easy Green is an all in one liquid fertilizer...

Easy Green is an all in one liquid fertilizer which does contain some Mg(0.4%) but you wouldnt get that large of an increase in GH if you dumped the entire bottle in there, let alone the suggested...
Forum: DIY   08-17-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By nilocg
Im not sure removing all the nitrogen is...

Im not sure removing all the nitrogen is necessary, maybe just remove most of the urea to be safe.
Forum: DIY   08-17-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By nilocg
The balls will stick around almost indefinitely,...

The balls will stick around almost indefinitely, but after a month or two the nutrients inside them are exhausted. Other than being a little unsightly they should be harmless.
Forum: DIY   08-16-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By nilocg
While its true that at a ph over 7 most of that...

While its true that at a ph over 7 most of that would turn into ammonia, most store bought liquid fertilizers designed for aquariums contain urea or nh3. Look at Seachem nitrogen. Seachem claims...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-10-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,497
Posted By nilocg
Yes very likely but I doubt thats the issue.

Yes very likely but I doubt thats the issue.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-10-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,497
Posted By nilocg
Have you had any deaths? Dosing Prime will help...

Have you had any deaths? Dosing Prime will help neutralize all the bad stuff while you get it figured out.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-10-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,497
Posted By nilocg
Lower ph though converts ammonia to ammonium...

Lower ph though converts ammonia to ammonium which is harmless(or nearly so) to fish and shrimp. I dont know what a lower ph does to nitrites however. Honestly I would just be patient and not...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-09-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,497
Posted By nilocg
Nitrites arent bad for plants. What is your ph?

Nitrites arent bad for plants. What is your ph?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-09-2016, 12:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,497
Posted By nilocg
Seachem nitrogen is derived from both ammonia and...

Seachem nitrogen is derived from both ammonia and urea which could cause the nitrites to be showing up.

Sorry didnt read the whole thread, sorry if this has been mentioned already.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-05-2016, 10:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 986
Posted By nilocg
Ya thats what my conclusion was after...

Ya thats what my conclusion was after researching, but I have spoken with a few people about it and they believed that it was functionally different.
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