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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-04-2017, 08:09 PM Thread Starter
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Help with trace elements.

My local hydroponics shop sells a trace elements mix but I'm not sure if it's the same as CSM+B or TNC trace, or if it's completely different.

The directions on the container say: use 3g of cheated micronutrient mix per 100L. This rate will give the following micronutrient concentration in solution.
Iron 2.1ppm
Manganese 0.6ppm
Zinc 0.12ppm
Copper 0.03ppm
Boron 0.39ppm
Molybdenum 0.018ppm.

I hope to use this to mix a solution for PPS dosing. Can anyone more experienced with trace elements tell me if this mix will work for dosing an aquarium?

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Pretty much the same as some reported CSMB concentrations, maybe a little more B. But overall 10x-100x more concentrated than what you will need per week. Is there any mention of a chelator ? EDTA ?

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Thanks for the reply. The product is called chelated micronutrient mix but no mention of EDTA.
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