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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-26-2009, 02:51 PM Thread Starter
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Dry Fertz Question

When you dose dry fertz, do you turn off your filter for about an hour or so or leave it on. I have a xp2 filter with just carbon, bio media and the sponges.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-26-2009, 02:57 PM
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Take the carbon out of your filter, where it hopefully isn't doing anything, and you won't have to worry about it pulling your fertz out of the water.
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yeah, use some purigen. it works the same as carbon but it wont take away the good stuff.

i add mine in the morning, they're in little pill capsules and i just dump them right in, the dissolve really easily and the plants love them. ive never seen my rotala so red!!

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I agree with monkeyruler. Remove carbon add purigen. I add mine in the morning before lights go on. I add them right in front of the spray bar so they get spread around.
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