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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-10-2011, 02:29 AM Thread Starter
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New ferts?

So I haven't really dosed before and I want to do some DIY ferts, I found this recipe online and am not sure whether it's any good or not and I figure that someone with more knowledge than me would know. Here it is:

Mix three cups of water with:
1/4 cup potassium sulfate
1/4 cup epsom salt
1/8 cup Potassium nitrate (salt Peter)

Add 1 tsp for every 5 gallons water
Also add 2 tsps of calcium carbonate for every 10 gallons water
Any thoughts? Thanks!
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-10-2011, 04:56 AM
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Where are your phosphates? and your trace elements? and why do you want to raise your KH too?
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