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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-09-2011, 12:18 PM Thread Starter
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Newbie fertilizer question

Is this a good fert for a planted tank it contains
2% nitrogen
p2o2 15%
k2o 15%

It is Monty's 2-15-15 liquid plant food. I have been using it and Flourish fertilizer.
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It's strainer than I would use.

I use Atlantis Fist Fertilizer (Fish emulsion) 4-2-0
And Aqueon Plabnt food 0-0-1 + Micros

I keep shrimp in my tanks so I know it;s safe, But, to be sure I have emailed Bodine the maker of Atlantis...NO COPPER.
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That isn't a good aquatic plant food. Aquatic plants need N and K in about 4X the amounts of P. And, most terrestrial plant foods contain urea as a source of nitrogen, which isn't a good choice for aquarium use.

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