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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-15-2011, 07:16 PM Thread Starter
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Buying Ferts for the first time

I have a 10 gallon tank, with low light, although I do plan on upgrading to med/high light.

I have in my tank right the basic plants (java moss/fern, anubias nana, moneywort, wasteria)

I will start using co2, as soon as I get my diffuser.

What are good starter ferts, and where can I get them?

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Look through the forum sponsors. Several sell fertilizers. GLA, Rootmedic and Pfertz do for sure. You need to have a source of nitrogen, potassium, phosphorus and micros. Your plants are more water column feeders so look for liquid or dry rather than substrate tablets. A pound of each will last your small tank for years if you care to keep them that long or try a pump bottle system that is more costly.
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