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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-11-2007, 08:40 PM Thread Starter
 
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Mix ferts with water or pour straight into tank?

Does it matter if I pour dry fertilizers straight into my tank, or mix them with water and then dose?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-11-2007, 08:46 PM
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They will work the same, only thing is that the fish may try to eat it if you dose dry. I havent seen any harm to fish, I dose dry


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I usually mix mine in a small bowl before adding so no fish try to eat it.

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In my main tank with fish I mix it just in case the fish thinks its a snack. In my other tank that has no fish I just pour it in the water.


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I just dump it in, the fish nibble it but if it's bad for them they would have died already.

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