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Am I correct in understanding that dosing potassium may help higher plants to utilize phosphate and, therefore, to compete more effectively with algae?

If so - two questions?

Why?

and

Can you overdose potassium and what are the consequences?

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https://www.plantedtank.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1188

Take a look at the above link this will Give you an insight into the levels of Pottasium etc ...

http://www.csd.net/~cgadd/aqua/articles.htm

and here is another excellent page which is very informative

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