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Am I missing anything?

I have a 120G. it has a sump which has bioballs. return pump is a mag 7.5 which T's off to 2 nozzles. I have 2-3 inches of flourite as the substrate. My lighting is T5.. 4 x 6500k bulbs. I just ordered a CO2 system from GLA. should be here next week.

what else.... I currently dose flourite excel, potassium, iron and trace elements. I am switching over to GLA dry ferts starting Saturday.
I do have only one power head on the back on the tank facing the front corner.

I change 50% of the water every saturday with RO water.

anything im missing?
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Filter? Nitrate and phosphate are considered essential nutrients as well. If they are included in the GLA ferts you ordered I would say u are good to go.
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Oh, for a tank that size you also need.....a journal thread.
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Filter? Nitrate and phosphate are considered essential nutrients as well. If they are included in the GLA ferts you ordered I would say u are good to go.
my filter is my sump which has 2 filter pads and bio balls. I clean the pads out once a month. also, my 2 over flows have prefilter sponges. I clean them out weekly if not more.
GLA ferts have everything!
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Very nice, make sure you seal the wet dry chamber of the sump otherwise you'll off gas all the co2 you inject


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yes. I gave Orlando the complete specs of my system and he requested 2 x 65mm diffusers because of the overflow drop and sump
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Do you have a drop checker? If not, add one (or two) to your GLA order. The ISTA type comes with 4dKH solution, so you won't have to worry about that.
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i ordered it with the system... thanks for reminding me, I need to pay them for it today!
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Digtal scale for measuring dry ferts, 10ml baby syringe for dosing. Plants???????????????


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Just received my plant order today...

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