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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-21-2017, 11:01 PM
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Posted By nilocg
Yes RootMedic closed down some time ago.

Yes RootMedic closed down some time ago.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-11-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By nilocg
Yes it will. Any nutrient that is in the...

Yes it will. Any nutrient that is in the substrate(whether its from the substrate itself or via root tabs you add) will make its way into the water column. This works the other way as well, where...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-11-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 702
Posted By nilocg
I make the gh booster using 3:3:1 by weight, I...

I make the gh booster using 3:3:1 by weight, I started making it a long time ago and I was told this is what the original mix was so that is what I went with. I will look to find the reference but...
Forum: Plants   02-23-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By nilocg
Due to confusing/unfortunate rules on this forum...

Due to confusing/unfortunate rules on this forum I am uncomfortable answering any questions for fear of having my account suspended.

Moderator edit: The only issue is repeatedly attempting to sell...
Forum: Equipment   02-21-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By nilocg
I can see both sides, again I think it comes down...

I can see both sides, again I think it comes down to personal preference and if one way works well for ya then go with that.
Forum: Equipment   02-20-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By nilocg
To each their own I suppose, as long as your...

To each their own I suppose, as long as your method of choice is accurate it really doesnt matter how you do it.
Forum: Equipment   02-20-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By nilocg
I would have doubts that this is true. Do you...

I would have doubts that this is true. Do you have a link to said fluid? I would be willing to bet that its simply bromothymol blue and does not contain 4dkh fluid(or any other known dkh fluid).
...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-20-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By nilocg
Adding iron will not in and of itself cause the...

Adding iron will not in and of itself cause the plants to be redder. Iron deficiency shows up as chlorosis which is loss of green pigment(turning white).
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-17-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By nilocg
It is perfectly fine to use as you are.

It is perfectly fine to use as you are.
Forum: Equipment   02-17-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By nilocg
That or your forehead!!!!!>:)

That or your forehead!!!!!>:)
Forum: Equipment   02-16-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By nilocg
You are correct i have to be very careful what I...

You are correct i have to be very careful what I say here, but its not the drop checker that is the problem, they are all pretty much of the same quality and they all pretty much look the same. It...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-13-2017, 03:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By nilocg
I think either would be fine there.

I think either would be fine there.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-08-2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By nilocg
I know we spoke but I would like to add to what I...

I know we spoke but I would like to add to what I had previously said. Thrive+ contains some urea. In tanks with a ph under 7 then all of that urea is in the form of ammonium which is harmless. As...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-13-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By nilocg
11.6g into 500ml will add 0.15ppm fe into a 22.5g...

11.6g into 500ml will add 0.15ppm fe into a 22.5g tank with a dose of 5ml.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-11-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By nilocg
If you want to make a solution to add more iron...

If you want to make a solution to add more iron that would equal the amount that is in Thrive+ you would need to add an additional 0.15ppm of fe than what is dosed via Thrive.

How much 11% iron...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-07-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,468
Posted By nilocg
That's interesting, Ive never heard anything...

That's interesting, Ive never heard anything about that.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-06-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,468
Posted By nilocg
How would H2O2 increase co2?

How would H2O2 increase co2?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-06-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By nilocg
What do you consider cheap? Sometimes cheap ends...

What do you consider cheap? Sometimes cheap ends up costing you more money in the long run. Look for a good liquid fertilizer which provides all the macros(NPK) and micros.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-04-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By nilocg
Ya i think that sounds fine

Ya i think that sounds fine
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-04-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By nilocg
Cool chart

Cool chart
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-04-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By nilocg
I think 1/2 EI levels once a week will be fine to...

I think 1/2 EI levels once a week will be fine to start and then adjust as you go.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-04-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By nilocg
Using a gram scale for dry dosing is fine but...

Using a gram scale for dry dosing is fine but completely unnecessary. The measuring spoons get you close enough. There will be no functional objective improvement with using the scale over the...
Forum: Equipment   01-03-2017, 03:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By nilocg
You want to go with as long of one that you can...

You want to go with as long of one that you can fit under your stand. Going a little bigger than needed is no problem. Let me know if you have any other questions. Thanks.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-31-2016, 12:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By nilocg
I agree completely, even in low light its likely...

I agree completely, even in low light its likely you are going to need more potassium.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-30-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By nilocg
Leaf zone AFAIK is just potassium and iron as...

Leaf zone AFAIK is just potassium and iron as Latchdan had said. This is fine in low tech tanks which are stocked heavily, but its still a good idea to dose all the micro and macro nutrients...
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