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brightwell aquatics-reviews?

I've been looking at brighter aquatic's freshwater fertilizers. I found 1 review in a marine product of theirs from 4 years ago that was it. Anyone used any of their products?
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In the US they are much less common than in the UK. What I do know of them is essentially they are equal in quality and concentration to Seachem products. Not bad by any means, but you'll have to buy separate bottles for everything, and the dosing much like seachem, is underestimated for our purposes so you'll have to dose more than they say.

I have not personally used them, but base this off of the analysis and comparison of other uses. I think the DFWAPC club http://www.aquatic-plants.org/ received some to review some time ago, but I do not recall much more than the basic comments I made.

I wouldn't expect them to be magic and I wouldn't expect them to be bad. The bottle will last no longer than seachem products of the same will.

Again for your high tech tank you'll need N, P, K, and micros.
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I have personally used the Brightwell aquatics range of fertilizers and discus code, the only problems I ever had was when I stopped using it. I started to get some plant melt and lost a few plants. I just switched to dry ferts, so that also could have contributed to the issue.
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I have personally used the Brightwell aquatics range of fertilizers and discus code, the only problems I ever had was when I stopped using it. I started to get some plant melt and lost a few plants. I just switched to dry ferts, so that also could have contributed to the issue.
I forgot you guys get them too. I don't think the melt is so much from brightwell, more that anytime you suddenly change nutrients they get cranky...
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I've used brightwell. They work alright. They say they have like magic kelp extract or something in them. I haven't noticed a difference between just using regular kno3 and brightwell.
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