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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-23-2015, 01:02 PM Thread Starter
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Dosing seachem flourish

I've always dosed the day after a water change because I was told when you use prime on the water change it hinders everything useless for 24hrs. Is this really true? Do any of you use flourish right after a water change?
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I am not sure of the interaction between the various products in the Flourish product line and dechlorinator.

I have often dosed on the day of the water change by dissolving the ferts in the container where I am preparing the new water (including dechlor). I am not using a dechlor or other water treatment that locks up heavy metals.
But then I am also continuing to dose through the week, alternating N, P, K on every other day, and micros + Fe the other days.
I also have a high CEC substrate.
Between all these dosing strategies, if there is a problem between dechlor and fertilizer I am not seeing it.
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Well, it certainly cannot render "everything" useless.

I would ask this on the Seachem forums where their own staff may respond. Should you do so, let us know what they say.

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I use Prime also, Sunday is water change day for me if needed.
I dose nothing on water change day.
Never though if it would even matter.


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