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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-07-2012, 11:45 PM Thread Starter
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When do you dose excel?

Excel says it has iron reducing properties, but only the kind of iron not used by plants?

We all have different routines for dosing our tanks. I'm just curious as to when all of you dose excel. Daily? Weekly? With the macros or with the micros? After a water change? I'm trying to figure out when I should dose excel because I've noticed my plants do better with it (in addition to pressurized co2).


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I dose excel daily, 1 hour before the lights are on. I dont dose a large amount after >40% water change as stated.

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i dose daily, 2.0mL (20L tank) when I turn the lights on in the morning.
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I dose Metricide 14 after water changes. Its a lot cheaper than Excel and more concentrated.
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+1 to Metricide 14. I dose when the lights turn on, every other day.

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