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Diluting Seachem Micro and Iron Ferts

I've got my liquid ferts hooked up to a dosing pump. My problem is the minimum dosage my pumps can do is 1 ml and I want to be able to control the dosage say cut dosage half to .5ml.

I was wondering if I can simply dilute the liquid ferts by adding 1 part distilled water. So if I would dilute 250 ml iron and 250 ml distilled water then I will get 500 ml of iron solution which I can then dose at 1ml and is equivalent to .5 ml iron of the original solution.


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Yes you can dilute them with distilled water. That said, Seachem fertilizers are already pretty diluted. Unless you're dosing a very small tank you may want to reconsider your dosages.
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I'm doing a 5 g tank so the dosage is small. I am following Seachem's recommended dosing amount for iron which should be .5 ml.

I'll try it out and see if it works.


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