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Old 03-20-2013, 01:25 PM   #1
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Miracle Gro in a bag in filter for fertilization?


I am thinking of putting a bag (little filter bag) of Miracle Grow in my filter to spread nutrients in the tank (10 gallons). Any opinions on this?
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Old 03-20-2013, 01:45 PM   #2
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Generally a no-no... There's a few threads covering why... Search miracle grow in the forum search.
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Would instantly make the tank a muddy mess.
Would be better off adding dry fertilizer's or liquid fertz.
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Old 03-20-2013, 04:58 PM   #4
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As others have mentioned, it is a very bad idea to do what you have suggested.

Not only would it create a mess, there is often urea in Miracle Grow, so you could be potentially endangering your livestock, as urea eventually breaks down into ammonia.
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I guess it wasn't such a good idea after all. Thanks for the help.
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