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Hi all,

I just set up my tank yesterday (approx 24 hrs ago). My tank is 47" long by 18" wide and 24" deep. I have a 48" fluval planted 2.0 LED light set up and a Ehiem Pro 4+ can.
Yesterday my plants arrived, but the order did not include my ferts, (minor oversight at the store)
So, I planted the tank, filled the water and started the lights and filter.
Substrate is dirt with pool sand cap.

Water was treated with Seachem Prime.
I plan to go home after work, measure my ammonia and start dosing if needed to start the bio-cycle so I can add fish (fishless-cycle).

My question is;
Should my plants be okay without fertilizer until it arrives early next week?
Will adding fertilizer for the plants affect my nitrogen cycle set up?

My planned fertilizers are a E-I setup

My plants:
Green Tiger Lotus
Rotala Indica 'green' (emmersed)
Bacopa monnieri
Anubias barteri var. angustifolia
Anubias barteri var. nana petite
Cryptocoryne parva
Java Moss (Taxiphyllum barbieri)
Eleocharis acicularis 'Mini'
Cryptocoryne undulatus 'Red'
Cryptocoryne wendtii 'Mi Oya'
Cryptocoryne wendtii 'Green'

Thanks for your advice!
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