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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-15-2010, 05:21 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,058
Posted By GregWatson
Hi Overstocked ... Congratulations on your...

Hi Overstocked ...

Congratulations on your goals ... and know that I will encourage you in your endeavor.

I used to sell ferts and you will often see my name associated in that context on many...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-08-2010, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,746
Posted By GregWatson
There is not a simple answer to your question...

There is not a simple answer to your question <grin> ...

Yes it can stain - anything that is porous ... purple, black, and brown stains are normal ...

That said - it does not instantly stain,...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-09-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,330
Posted By GregWatson
Hoppy is one of the people you can trust...

Hoppy is one of the people you can trust absolutely ... so I am a little uncomfortable disagreeing with him <grin> ...

So I want to expand on what he wrote above <g> ... way back when dinosaurs...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-20-2008, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 807
Posted By GregWatson
Then it is very legitimate for you to be...

Then it is very legitimate for you to be concerned and ask questions ...

Here is my take on it ... if you check out several of the shrimp forums, the concensus among the shrimp expert amatuers...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-19-2008, 06:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 807
Posted By GregWatson
I dose high levels of micros every other day...

I dose high levels of micros every other day using Plantex CSM ... I have both amano shrimp and cherry shrimp in my tanks ...

Is there a specific reason why you are concerned about the percentage...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-08-2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By GregWatson
A lot of "ferts" are actually minned right out of...

A lot of "ferts" are actually minned right out of the ground ... in general, as long as you keep "most" ferts stored in a dry location and in my opinion a dark location they will have a long shelf...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-27-2007, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,726
Posted By GregWatson
I'm always testing something new ... and all too...

I'm always testing something new ... and all too often when those tests go awry ... I end up with a glorious mess <Grin>!!!! My point is that I bleach wood and rock (and occasionally gravel) all the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-06-2007, 02:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,381
Posted By GregWatson
I don't sell ferts any longer ... Alan took over...

I don't sell ferts any longer ... Alan took over that operation almost a year ago.

The PMDD Pre-Mix that I *used* to sell ... was based on the most current recommended recipe for those people that...
Forum: Other Websites 11-28-2007, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 976
Posted By GregWatson
We had an emergency move to a brand new server...

We had an emergency move to a brand new server due to hardware issues that our webhost was experiencing ...

I'd actually been nagging them to move us to a new server for several months. We had...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-03-2007, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By GregWatson
I kept Discus in a densley planted 180 gallon...

I kept Discus in a densley planted 180 gallon tank for years ... about 2 watts per gallon of light, pressurized CO2, daily dosing of ferts ... small water changes about 3-4 days a week, major water...
Forum: Fish 03-28-2007, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By GregWatson
I've transfered most of my pages to new websites...

I've transfered most of my pages to new websites ... so most articles have either ended up on aquariumfertilizer.com or on aquaticplantnews.com ...

I missed both of those ... I will try to get...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-24-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By GregWatson
Usually people who buy the PMDD Pre-Mix are have...

Usually people who buy the PMDD Pre-Mix are have made the decision to follow the PMDD dosing strategy which lays out the expectations in the PMDD strategy instructions ...



Since there isn't...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-04-2006, 05:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 864
Posted By GregWatson
It's kind of hard to match a screen name up with...

It's kind of hard to match a screen name up with the names on orders so it is difficult at best for me to guess your name <grin> ... your public profile only says you are from North Carolina. I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-24-2006, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By GregWatson
Ditto what Rex said <grin> ... almost everyone is...

Ditto what Rex said <grin> ... almost everyone is better off dosing their ingredients separately ... it gives you greater control over the ratios of what you dose ...

Greg
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-26-2006, 07:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,257
Posted By GregWatson
<grin> ... but as many people know ... often the...

<grin> ... but as many people know ... often the first answer is to send someone back to "their favorite online planted aquarium home" to read about various dosing strategies first <grin> ...

So...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-19-2006, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,490
Posted By GregWatson
I prefer to mix up a weaker solution than this...

I prefer to mix up a weaker solution than this and then just dose a larger quantity (see http://www.GregWatson.com/HowToDosePlantex.htm ) ... i.e. 1 Tablespoons (big T) in 500 ml of water ...

A...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-15-2006, 05:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By GregWatson
Those are awesome photos! I was blown away! ...

Those are awesome photos! I was blown away!

Greg
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-24-2006, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By GregWatson
Unless you are planning on breeding them, many...

Unless you are planning on breeding them, many harder water environments will still be fine ...

If you haven't purchased your Discus yet, I'd encourage you to contact the breeder you are going to...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-13-2006, 06:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,525
Posted By GregWatson
Anthony: Tom's made a good...

Anthony:



Tom's made a good recommendation ... email me and let me know what your specific experiences have been and we can figure it out together ...

There's a whole bunch of people in the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-13-2006, 06:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,525
Posted By GregWatson
Tom posted the ratios in his original PMEQ thread...

Tom posted the ratios in his original PMEQ thread ...

Thanks,
Greg
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-10-2006, 06:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 752
Posted By GregWatson
Just to correct a little information here ... ...

Just to correct a little information here ...

I ship to Canada several times a week ... and I ship via FedEx because they do not charge those brokerage fees ... and I can't remember the last time...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-05-2006, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By GregWatson
You do not want the PMDD Pre-Mix ... almost all...

You do not want the PMDD Pre-Mix ... almost all of us are are better off dosing our micro nutrients and macro nutrients separately ...

Greg
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-11-2006, 11:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By GregWatson
I'd be more inclined to believe its related to...

I'd be more inclined to believe its related to the higher copper levels in both the water source and the Plantex CSM ... but my personal opinions are not universally held ...

Here's what PetShrimp...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-10-2006, 05:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 910
Posted By GregWatson
While not quite on topic for this thread <grin>...

While not quite on topic for this thread <grin> ...

This old "grandpa" is now also back in Graduate School (in a different state than I live in) ... so orders that come in on Thursday-Saturday...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-02-2006, 05:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By GregWatson
<Grin> ... I think he said Commercial ... I...

<Grin> ... I think he said Commercial ...

I personally like the Seachem family of products best ...

But that said ... the Kent Botanica line sure looks promising ... I'd love to get my hands...
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