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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-16-2009, 04:04 PM Thread Starter
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Hello i have 13watt light over my 3 gal tank. I will be doseing excel and flourish. I also have seachem fritz in the tank. Will the HC grow just fine with all this or do i need something more?
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What kind of substrate do you have? It will live, but I don't think it's going to grow much.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-17-2009, 11:17 PM
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I have a similar question about growing HC, sorry if i'm hijacking the thread but...

I have two tanks:

2.5g tank
coralife 18w light
red nano filter
aqua soil
diy co2

1g nano
13w light
red nano filter
aqua soil
excel instead of co2

What sort of liquid fertilizers will I need for both tanks in order for the HC to thrive and is the lighting sufficient for the tank size?

(These are my first tanks ever)
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Both tanks will be fine without liquid ferts, iluvbutta.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-18-2009, 02:58 AM
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Well ferts and CO2 do help but I've seen tanks where they don't do either and HC just explodes.

Check out this guys HC, no ferts, no excel
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