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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-30-2015, 07:00 PM Thread Starter
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Additional Iron (Fe)?

I'm sure this question has been asked before, but I'd appreciate some help. I see that the CSM+B mix contains roughly 7% Iron. Is this usually enough for a heavily planted tank, or do most of you find that you're still having to dose additional Fe?


I was using Flourish Comp, but noticed that it only contains .32% Fe. It seems to me like .32% is a pretty low level of Iron for a micro mix.


Thoughts and/or experiences?
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Happy reading.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-01-2015, 10:53 PM
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Depends on the type of plants you have, some plants are iron thirsty some are not.

when playing with iron, it's best to get a iron tester, so you always know your iron levels, as you know to much iron in your tank can harm your fish.
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