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Neccessary to dose Floursih with NPK

I just started a planted tank with DIY co2 and the only fert I have been dosing is Flourish and PlantGro Iron. I just ordered some seachem NPK so will I need to keep dosing the Flourish or is it not needed anymore? Tank is 10gallon, 41watt 6700K. Plants are HC, Riccia, Pellia, dwarf hairgrass.
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You need Flourish (comprehensive) because it is a trace element fertilizer as well as NPK.

I wrote an Office Excel based Seachem dosing calculator if you would like to use it.

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thanks, i will continue to use the flourish. Left C, I appreciate the dosing calander, I am gonna print it out and use it. Saves me some math, thanks.
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