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Question Is GH boster used by everyone now?

I seen that in the EI dosing guide that it list GH Booster. Is this something that everyone adds now? I thought that it was something that not everyone needed. Now it is???


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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-19-2009, 06:54 PM
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No of course not. If your GH is fine, just skip past that part. But many people have soft water, so that portion of the dosing guide is useful to them.
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most of the time when GH booster is used when they use RO to WC. That's pretty much it except when your water is super soft or something.
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If your water company report doesn't show any magnesium in the water, either because they just don't list it, or it isn't there, adding some GH booster, or some epsom salts will ensure that you do have sufficient magnesium for the plants needs. I add epsom salts to my CSM+B mix for that reason. But, I almost never open my bottle of Equilibrium GH booster. I think the last time was when I experimented with it a little.

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I make RO/DI water and use Equilibrium
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I use Equilibrium with water changes because of very soft water.

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