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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-24-2020, 07:18 AM Thread Starter
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I didn't put this into a specific category because it fits all of them.
Im going to be setting up a 40 gallon breeder tank. I want it pretty heavily planted. I also want some fish and shrimp along with 1 LF BN pleco. Im not new to fish at all. If you see issues please let me know. Im brand new to high tech
I so far plan to run
pressurized co2
Dustins standard-double light
Eco-complete substrate

I have a 4 way dosing pump. I plan to run kno3, 4 times per week to 10ppm

What else can I dose to help out? Iron? Magnesium? Something else?

How bad do ferts effect neocaridina?

How had does it effect fish? Undecided species

How does it effect snails?

What are some good, shorter, plants to throw in? I have a little buce, anubias nana, amazon sword.
I want fissidens and a nice carpet of some sort.

Any help is appreciated.
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In addition to KNO3, I'd probably run K2HPO4, K2SO4 and CSM+B. That would get you all three macros and some micros.

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Couple of random thoughts:

- I donít believe anything harms snails - so donít worry about dosing
- Shrimp (Neos) usually not affected (within normal limits) but ensure you keep some GH in the water
- iron is covered by Micros
- Magnesium - you can with either dose or add to the change water.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-26-2020, 01:44 AM Thread Starter
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Awesome thanks. Any suggested plants?
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