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So math is not my thing. I would really appreciate some help calculating my daily dose to reach modern EI levels for a high light/CO2 tank.

Here is my set up: Apex DOS auto doser to deliver a daily dose of a Macro and a Micro mix. I'm using RODI water where I'm bringing the GH to about 6 and KH to about 2. The solution containers are 1000 ml. I can dose anything from 1 ml per day to 100 ml per day.

I would like to hit 10 ppm NO3 in the tank and .5 Fe. I do 50% water change on Sundays.

At the moment, I'm using KNO3, KH2PO4, and KSO4 in the macro and Miller's Microplex in the Micro. I will shortly be switching to the latest micro recommendation in the Micro Mix thread (thanks, Joe!).

I've tried to use the Rotala calculator but it isn't really working for me.

Appreciate your help.



Well, after some searching I found the famous Micro Mix Thread and Greg's awesome spreadsheet that will help me calculate what I need.

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