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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-23-2012, 07:24 PM Thread Starter
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Premixing dry dose ferts?

I dry dose my ferts... I have been premixing my macros in little tupperware containers so that I have all 3 doses for the week portioned out. When it's time, I let a little tank water in, mix and pour.

Is there any problem with premixing the ferts? I just didn't know if it might cause some reaction and break down the chemicals at all?

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That will be fine as long as you don't mix the micros with kh2po4
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Yeah I just found out about this last week... What reaction happens when this occurs?
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Iron and po4 will precipitate out and be useless to your plants.
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