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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-24-2019, 09:38 PM Thread Starter
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Mixing Seachem and Aquavitro

Iíve got a major bba brakeout in my tank. I believe the issue is getting my ferts wrong. Iím using mostly Seachem liquid ferts, but I also have some aquavitro as well. Iíve got a 55 gallon tank and paintball co2 and am dosing the following weekly:

Flourish Nitrogen 10.25mL
Aquavitro Activate (phosphorus) 2.5mL
Flourish Potassium 25mL
Flourish Iron 30mL
Flourish (micros) 4mL

Too much phosphorus?
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Based on what you state:

N 0.74
NO3 3.25
P 0.07
PO4 0.22
Fe 1.04
k 5.76
Flourish (micros) 4mL
Is this Flourish comprehensive or Flourish trace.? They are different. One has nitrogen and phosphate while theater doesn't.

Overall your iron is about 10 times too high. I would aim for 0.1ppm iron. I prefer 10ppm NO3 with PO4 at 1ppm. Instead I would consider No3 and PO4 to be a little low.
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Flourish comprehensive. Thank you.
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