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Water Change Frequency?

I'm starting to read about EI dosing.

Reading about Ultum Nature Systems Plant Food All-In-One on their website, they recommend 50% water change every week! That seems like a lot. Is this typical? Why are users of that product advised to add it, then take it away?

My 45gal tank is newly planted. Everything is about two weeks in and everything except the Anubias is showing a little to a lot of browning at the tips of their leaves.

I have inert gravel, root tabs in a couple of spots.* I'm dosing with a cap-full of Flourish twice a week, injecting CO2 and providing lots of light.

From what I understand, Flourish is a micro fert that provides a lot of trace/supplimental nutrients. Do I need a macro ferts too? What should I buy?

*tabs are in proximity to the Diandra, Amazon Sword, Wisteria and Apongenton Boivinianus (I think I went a little crazy)
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Do I need a macro ferts too?
Yes, more so than the micro!

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