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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters Today, 04:51 PM
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Posted By Zorfox
You definitely don't need to dose more. In fact,...

You definitely don't need to dose more. In fact, you're dose WAY too much.

Element Your dose Full EI EI Low light/weekly
K 60.7ppm 22.5ppm 10ppm
PO4 41.3ppm 3.9ppm 1ppm ...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters Yesterday, 03:50 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,641
Posted By Zorfox
The common use of mixing glut with nutrients are...

The common use of mixing glut with nutrients are as a preservative. Omitting the water in lieu of glut is something I have never tried. Apparently from that thread Diana has had success doing that. I...
Forum: Fish Yesterday, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Zorfox
Most algae wafers have high protein content as...

Most algae wafers have high protein content as well as algae. Repashy's Soilent Green (http://www.store.repashy.com/repashy-superfoods/retail/by-product-name-en/soilent-green-gel/) would be a great...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters Yesterday, 02:22 PM
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Posted By Zorfox
I'm a little confused about your post. Did...

I'm a little confused about your post.

Did you want to mix your macros in the glut solution? If so, I have no idea if that is a good idea. My guess would be that it's not.

100ml if the glut...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-22-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By Zorfox
Welcome to non-limiting fertilizers! The ranges...

Welcome to non-limiting fertilizers! The ranges that are listed are non-limiting levels. Plants will have more than they will ever need. IF you could test for them they would NOT be undetectable as...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-21-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By Zorfox
Tonight I'm more in the mood to "teach a man to...

Tonight I'm more in the mood to "teach a man to fish" rather than "giving him a fish".

Plantex is Plantex CSM +B. However, you can use Flourish comprehensive instead if you already have it. They...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-21-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By Zorfox
I see where you got it from now. They are using...

I see where you got it from now. They are using 100% ferrous gluconate. Never the less their calculations are wrong lol.

I wouldn't call your water soft. With those values DTPA would be a better...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-21-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By Zorfox
I’m not sure where you got that recipe but it’s...

I’m not sure where you got that recipe but it’s wrong. First off a cup of water is not 65.5ml it’s 59.1471ml. If you add 20 grams of Ferrous gluconate 12.46% to cup of water you get a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-21-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 269
Posted By Zorfox
Here is a very good article on CO2 and light. It...

Here is a very good article on CO2 and light. It explains a lot of this. It also shows how much CO2 alone will stimulate growth.

CO2, light and growth of aquatic plants....
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-21-2014, 03:31 PM
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Views: 322
Posted By Zorfox
I dose my macros once a week and micros 3 times...

I dose my macros once a week and micros 3 times per week on a low tech 10 gallon.

I dose the new water with one full EI dose of macros from the solutions listed here...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-21-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 946
Posted By Zorfox
I didn't know this. The things I learn here lol

I didn't know this. The things I learn here lol
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-20-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By Zorfox
My guess would be a tubifex worm.

My guess would be a tubifex worm.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-19-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By Zorfox
I would do non-limiting fertilizers with high...

I would do non-limiting fertilizers with high light and CO2. Here is a post (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=517945&highlight=) explaining that. Here is another...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-19-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 946
Posted By Zorfox
If you have access to a tap use that. If not,...

If you have access to a tap use that. If not, well... You're talking survival. There's a big difference. In survival, treating water is preferable but if that can't happen risks have to be made. A...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-19-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By Zorfox
I've done the same with amazon swords. I assume...

I've done the same with amazon swords. I assume the results would be the same. Just pull it up far enough leaving an inch or so of roots and cut them. We all trim roots when planting. I see no...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-19-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,690
Posted By Zorfox
It should be working now. He was having a problem...

It should be working now. He was having a problem with his DNS transfer.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-19-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 374
Posted By Zorfox
I thought the same thing. I had a girl. I simply...

I thought the same thing. I had a girl. I simply ain't so :wink:.

Education is never a bad thing. However, all the education in the world won't prepare you for the wonder you're about to...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-19-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 374
Posted By Zorfox
Congratulations! Your CO2 gas will soon be...

Congratulations!

Your CO2 gas will soon be replaced by another. One that you'll be far happier when it gets exhausted :hihi:
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-18-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 149
Posted By Zorfox
Ahh, I see. The dosing frequency is every day for...

Ahh, I see. The dosing frequency is every day for PPS-pro.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-18-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 149
Posted By Zorfox
The dose size depends on how you mixed your...

The dose size depends on how you mixed your fertilizers. How much did you add and what size is the container?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-17-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,641
Posted By Zorfox
As I understand it, the macros can be dosed less...

As I understand it, the macros can be dosed less frequently. I personally have a 10 gallon low tech shrimp tank. I dose the 5 gallons I add each week with one full EI dose then refill the tank with...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-17-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,641
Posted By Zorfox
If remember correctly both tanks were 10 gallons?...

If remember correctly both tanks were 10 gallons?

Using low light and Excel I would simply use 1/3 of the dose listed for 10 gallons. There is no need for the Flourish comprehensive and Tetra...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-16-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,641
Posted By Zorfox
I'm far from a shrimp expert. However, the short...

I'm far from a shrimp expert. However, the short answer is it depends on the shrimp. Some are more sensitive to GH than others. I know cherry shrimp can deal with a huge GH range. That's the only...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-16-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,641
Posted By Zorfox
I would go for #2. GH Booster is used to raise GH...

I would go for #2. GH Booster is used to raise GH (Calcium and magnesium). If you're using tap water your GH should be more than enough in Florida. The reason K2SO4 is not included with #1 is that...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-16-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,641
Posted By Zorfox
Yup. You got it.

Yup. You got it.
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