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Breaking down pps pro for a 1.5g

I'm going to be dosing ferts into my 1.5 gallon spec. And I need a little help. I already dose pps pro in my 55. And that's easy 5ml, simple. So I was trying to break it down to dose into my small tank.

What I came up with is this. 5ml for 50 gallons. Which is 1ml for each 10 gallons. And .1ml for each one gallon. So I would be dosing .15 ml for a 1.5 gallon tank. Trouble is, I don't know how much nutrients this is going into the tank and if I'm going to need more or less of something.

Plants will include, mini bolbitis. Limnophila repens mini, rotala pearl, and either glosso or dwarf baby tears. I will be dosing excel as well. Can anyone help me with
1.is my calculation correct.
2. How much nutrients are going into the tank, and do I need more or less of something.

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If you dosing for the 55gallon is 5ml, then for 1.5 gallons you would need 0.136ml to dose the same amount of nutrients as you do in your 55 gallon tank.

Im not sure how you are going to measure out 0.136ml, you will probably have to make up another set of liquid ferts. If you want to do this let me know, I can help you with it.
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