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Old 11-15-2012, 10:11 PM   #1
ronaldvalente
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Lightbulb Automated Ferts

I have a dosing pump lying around and an Apex Jr. controller on my tank. I am planning to automate my fert dosing. Any tips?

My plan was to setup a ATO type bucket with the proper dilution and ppm of each fert.

The dosing pump would run for the required time 3 days per week. On the 7th day I would do a water change. (Following the EI dosing)

Does this all sound do-able?

Possible issues:
- Separation of the combined ferts in one container.
- Air contamination to ferts.
- Light contamination to ferts.

Comments/Ideas welcome.

Thanks!

-R
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