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What other things besides Co2 and fertilizer tabs should i be putting in my tank for my plants?


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What other things besides Co2 and fertilizer tabs should i be putting in my tank for my plants?

NPK and Traces (csm+b)

https://www.plantedtank.net/forums/fe...-regimes_.html

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I think it depends on what you are keeping and how much light you have.

Besides what happi mentioned...id say.... love =-)
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I think it depends on what you are keeping and how much light you have.

Besides what happi mentioned...id say.... love =-)
+1 for how much light you will have will decide how much ferts to add.

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+1 for how much light you will have will decide how much ferts to add.
I have a 36" coralife double linear Aqualight T5 with Colormax and 6700k...


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I have a 36" coralife double linear Aqualight T5 with Colormax and 6700k...

then you are looking at dosing 3x week of NPK and Traces and co2 is most important before any ferts.

look at the link i posted for you.

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then you are looking at dosing 3x week of NPK and Traces and co2 is most important before any ferts.

look at the link i posted for you.
where do i get that stuff...


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where do i get that stuff...
its in the same link, read through it.

but here anyway:

http://www.pfertz.com/

http://www.aquariumfertilizer.com/

http://www.greenleafaquariums.com/aq...ertilizer.html

if your water is hard i would skip the calcium.

get nitrate, mono potassium phosphate, potassium and csm+b, i would also get 11% iron.

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its in the same link, read through it.

but here anyway:

http://www.pfertz.com/

http://www.aquariumfertilizer.com/

http://www.greenleafaquariums.com/aq...ertilizer.html

if your water is hard i would skip the calcium.

get nitrate, mono potassium phosphate, potassium and csm+b, i would also get 11% iron.
ok cool thanks


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Make sure you're doing your water changes.
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Make sure you're doing your water changes.
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What other things besides Co2 and fertilizer tabs should i be putting in my tank for my plants?
Hello Plant keeper...

Do you use CO2 in the pressurized bottle in addition to fert tabs? Are you having a growth problem with your plants? Can you give me some specifics on what the trouble is?

Just may be able to help a little.

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Hello Plant keeper...

Do you use CO2 in the pressurized bottle in addition to fert tabs? Are you having a growth problem with your plants? Can you give me some specifics on what the trouble is?

Just may be able to help a little.

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yes and some times... My plant all way melt before the week is over.. The only plant i can keep are java fern, anubias,Cryptocoryne,sword plants,Sagittaria subulata and Dwarf Lily alive the longest.. I must be doing something not right...


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Start dosing NPK and see what happens. Don't forget about your Micros though. Try CSM+B for Micros.

What size is your tank? T5NO or T5HO? How high are they from the top?


You are injecting co2,..... How? How are you diffusing?

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