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I had a quick question when it comes to dosin and water changes
I have a 20 long that I dose the regular Macros and micros.
ikno that your suppose to change your water weekly and the continue with your regular dosage. but lately I've been chaning my water every 2 weeks.
my question is could iDose my ferts for 2 weeks straight then change my water or would that cause some problems?
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You can adjust your fertilizer dosing regimen so that water changes are done every two weeks rather than every week.

From the wording of your question, I am unsure if you are thinking of this, but you should not be dosing two week's worth of fertilizer all at once.

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Typically micros are chelated and therefore some are only available for 24-48 hours, specifically Fe. So I would think they, at least, are going to need dosing every 2-3 days min.


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what I meant to say was can iDose for 2 weeks straight without a water change? then do a water change?
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what I meant to say was can iDose for 2 weeks straight without a water change? then do a water change?
As I mentioned in my first post, yes, you can adjust EI dosing such that water changes are conducted every 2 weeks instead of every week.

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awesome thanks
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Good to know. thanks.
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