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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-23-2006, 01:01 AM Thread Starter
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Fertilator-I need help

Is anyone familiar with the Fertilator on aquatic plant central's site.What I am trying to figure is under where it shows your dosage results as to what you are adding to your tank in ppm it has below the window where it shows your number results there are numbers ,example -NO3 10-20.If that is what its supposed to be some of my readings are way low.And is Fertilator asking what your daily doasges are or is it asking weekly.
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The numbers you see below in the windows are the amount in ppm that you are adding to your tank.

The numbers you see associated with that box are the recommend levels your tank should have at all times.

It doesn't neccessarialy mean you should dose to those reccomended levels. Certain factors such as multiple dosings, fish waste, plant uptake and water changes will keep the amount you are adding to not be static. EI helps you keep levels close to the right mark and keeps nutrients available in an easy way I think.

The fertilator is just a tool to let you know how much in ppm you are adding but not much more than that.

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Also...those numbers are for medium to high light with CO2. Numbers can be much lower with 2WPG and no CO2.

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