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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-31-2007, 12:38 AM Thread Starter
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2.5 gal Fertilizer Dosing

I am wondering what type of fertilizing schedual I should use for a 2.5 gal planted (24 watts), with no CO2 at the moment. (maybe DIY later).

I currently have flourish, and ordered 1 Pound of KNO3 and 1 pound of K2SO4 from Rex's. How much of each should I use daily, or weekly, etc.?

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-31-2007, 01:43 AM
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I think using the Seachem line will be safer for 2.5G as the volume is small. Also, you don't need to dose as much therefore, Seachem ferts won't be too expensive. Dry ferts might be overkilling for a 2.5G IMO.
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My recommendation would be to go read up on PPS Pro over @ APC. I mixed up a solution sans MG and dose arbitrarily and the tank is doing fantastic.
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My recommendation would be to go with the ADA line of ferts. It's not cheap, but it seems to do the same thing as all the other dosing schedules but without the thinking.

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