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CSM+B or Microplex?

I am ordering my first dry fertilizer tomorrow from NilocG and am having an incredibly hard time deciding whether to purchase the CSM+B package or the Microplex package. From what I have seen online, the has more Boron and Iron while the Microplex has more of everything else (including copper).

What do you guys recommend? I have Amano Shrimp, if that makes a difference with the copper.

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I have used both, and now use Microplex, because I still have a lot left. As far as I could tell there was no significant difference in the plant growth with one over the other. I use extra iron with the Microplex, which I didn't use with CSM+. I will switch back to CSM+B when my supply of Microplex runs out or gets too rock hard to use.

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I have used both, and now use Microplex, because I still have a lot left. As far as I could tell there was no significant difference in the plant growth with one over the other. I use extra iron with the Microplex, which I didn't use with CSM+. I will switch back to CSM+B when my supply of Microplex runs out or gets too rock hard to use.
Alright, excellent! The CSM+B package is cheaper anyway, so that's good with me. Is it safe to assume that you recommend NilocG, too?

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