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Old 01-29-2013, 08:47 PM   #1
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Default Dosing routine for my low tech setup

I need some suggestions for dosing dry ferts for my low tech setup. I dosed dry ferts using the EI method, but quickly realized that algae absolutly loved the excess amount of nutrients left over that my plants didn't use. I was dosing dry ferts on Mon, Wed, and Fri, while dosing Trace Tues, Thurs, and Saturday, then doing a water change on Sunday.

What would you all suggest as a better routine?
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