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Old 11-30-2012, 03:42 PM   #1
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Dirt tanks with liquid or dry Ferts?


How many people with dirted tanks and no CO2 add liquid or dry ferts to the water? If you do add what kind do you use?
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Old 11-30-2012, 03:53 PM   #2
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How many people with dirted tanks and no CO2 add liquid or dry ferts to the water? If you do add what kind do you use?
When my 10g was dirted I just dosed regular EI ferts. Great growth and very little algae with CO2.
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Old 11-30-2012, 04:23 PM   #3
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I add various chemicals in small amounts almost daily. Basically EI but reduced by a quite a large amount.
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Macro-micro package from Aqariumfertilzer.com once a week.
KNO3,KH2PO4,CSM+B.
Three low tech ,NON CO2 tanks.
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Roadmaster, what is the light level in your tanks?
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Roadmaster, what is the light level in your tanks?
I am sorry for late response.
80 gal tank = 3X 32 watt T8 bulbs on timer for eight hours.They stopped making the aqueon triple tube fixture I am using I understand?
55 gal = One 32 watt T8 bulb on timer for ten hour's a day. This tank hold's mostly cutting's from 80 gal.Crypt's, anubia,val's,floating pennywort,water sprite.
29 gal = 2 X 17 watt T8 bulb's on timer for eight hour's. This tank hold's same plant's as other's, but also houses cherry shrimp and cardinal tetra's.
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