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Liquid Fertilizer

what's the best one to use?
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Ive had great succes with http://rootmedic.net/ .
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I've used the SeaChem Flourish line of products in the past with great success, but I now go with dry fertilizers because it's a lot cheaper....

15g Fluval Flex - Will be a planted shrimp tank
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Rapid Grow Fert. A 6.0 oz container will dose 44,000 Gallons !

http://selectaquatics.com/Plant%20Fertilizer.htm

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Dry.
You can make your own liquid ferts, and not have to pay for shipping the water.
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Dry ferts all the way.

costs pennies to the dollar.

Mix your own liquid.
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Dry ferts all the way.

costs pennies to the dollar.

Mix your own liquid.
Very easy to do using an online calculator such as Wet's calculator.
http://calc.petalphile.com/
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Rapid Grow Fert. A 6.0 oz container will dose 44,000 Gallons !

http://selectaquatics.com/Plant%20Fertilizer.htm
Dosing 2x a month? That's like not dosing at all. And were left to guess what is in it?
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Dosing 2x a month? That's like not dosing at all. And were left to guess what is in it?
I dont care whats in it as long as its safe for my fish and my plants are healthy !
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is all it says about ingredients.
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In the "testimonial" section below it says that 1.5x recommended dosing was only giving 1 ppm of nitrate.....
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