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Old 12-27-2012, 04:07 AM   #1
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ok I am going to order dry ferts wich ones should i get?
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Old 12-27-2012, 04:29 AM   #2
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My tank is a 120 gal 2x250 hqi 8 k. heavy plant load and presurized co2 with 2 diffusers. I have been using sea chem and brightwell fets but wanting to try the dry ferts.
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Old 12-27-2012, 05:11 PM   #3
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See the sticky thread in the Fertilizer forum. GH booster may be optional and iron may be optional. Usually you don't need the potassium sulfate often either as the phosphate and nitrate salts have potassium as the other half!
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Old 12-27-2012, 05:56 PM   #4
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Thanks Kathy btw that 180 0f yours is awesome very nicely done!!!!
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Read the ingredients in the products you are using, and figure out how you are currently dosing.

Then buy similar ratios of dry ferts.
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Thanks Dianne,What do you and kathy think about this mix http://www.aquariumfertilizer.com/in...ShowItemStart=
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oops sorry its Diana.

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I order this. It's a bit more.
http://http://greenleafaquariums.com...rtilizers.html
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