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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-05-2007, 09:40 PM Thread Starter
 
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flourite tank life

i'm sure that the iron properties in flourite substrate doesn't last forever, but how long should it be before is should be replaced???
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-06-2007, 03:06 AM
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Forever. In human lifetime terms of course. Since the iron is bound up in the substrate there will be iron pretty much as long as the substrate exists.
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Does that mean that one does not need to dose iron, ever?
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I did not say that either. The iron in Flourite releases very slowly. So in "fast" tanks you need to dose iron.
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