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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-28-2014, 03:47 PM Thread Starter
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Which Fertilizers to get?

I am new to using fertilizers and I have a bunch of different Hygrophila plants and I they are getting small holes in their leaves, but still growing fairly well. I think I read this means they need potassium? What fertilizer(s) can I get that will help them? Also I have rcs in the tank so I need something safe to use with shrimp as well.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-28-2014, 04:31 PM
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Tell me a little about your tank. Size, how much light, co2, substrate?
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It is a 30g Long with 2 t5ho bulbs(one 10000k and one 6500k). The substrate is floramax and black sand. No Co2 at the moment but as soon as my bubble counter comes in the mail I will have it.
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So most any fertilizer that you use will be fine, as long as you keep up with water changes your RCS should have no issues. The two major types of ferts are dry or liquid. Dry will be cheaper but take a little more work on your part. Liquid ferts are going to be more expensive but take less effort. Its really up to you.
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Ok thanks. I think I found one that will work.
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