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  1. What's the best way to tune CO2 rate?
  2. Where did the ammonia come from?
  3. Which Fertz or what mineral/s is/are lacking?
  4. Well, softened, or ro/di water?
  5. Seachem prime and Seachem stress guard
  6. Unusual kH spike
  7. High PO4
  8. How to raise TDS in a shrimp tank
  9. Calculating hardness from water report
  10. Balancing ferts and light. Help!
  11. GH and KH help?
  12. Poly-filter
  13. NilocG Fertilizer thoughts?
  14. How to manage CO2 overnight
  15. Fertilizer regimes for low/medium light tank
  16. Testing Kh problem
  17. Cannot get GH to stay above 0 - Aquasoil, GLA GH boost
  18. Co2 levels registering too high
  19. Dissolve Oxygen (DO) and Oxygen Reduction Potential (ORP), what are these parameters about?
  20. Water tested, somethings wrong
  21. optimal CO2 (ppm) level for fastest plant growth
  22. Testing tap water
  23. recommend ph tester
  24. HELP needed What is max level of CO2?
  25. How to ensure I'm not over dosing?
  26. Why is PH rising ?
  27. What root tabs?
  28. Photodegradation of fertilizer solution
  29. CO2 with high KH and pH
  30. DIY chelated Fe?
  31. Ammonia
  32. Remineralizing RO/DI
  33. Help me diagnose the problem
  34. New tank cycle - Nitrites above 5ppm - Good or bad?
  35. High Nitrates and swim bladder
  36. Rex Grigg Dry Fert Alternative
  37. Apera pH meter creeps up after it's done.
  38. Uptake % advice when using Rotala's accumulation calculator
  39. Fertiliser Dose or not to dose macro Fertilizer?
  40. Been EI dosing for a bit. What and when should I test water parameters?
  41. Your R/O Station/Water Storage Station Set-ups
  42. Lets Discuss My Dosing Schedule!
  43. Dosing for Tank Startup with Tropica Controsoil.
  44. My tap water quality report
  45. how much PO4
  46. High Tech Tests
  47. Water Changes and Parameters
  48. Dosing help
  49. NilocG fert question
  50. I have Ca:Mg of 23:6.08 Seachem Equilibrium or Flourish Magnesium?
  51. New to dry fertilizers, is this what I need?
  52. Select Aquatics Rapid Grow Fertilizer
  53. new 10g set up
  54. I see ranges for certain nutrients but is that dosage range or "in the water range"?
  55. Why don't more people dose CO2 this way?
  56. You Buy Direct root tabs?
  57. Questions on ADA fertilisers
  58. Do you change amount of ferts with a tank upgrade if plant mass stays the same?
  59. pH Drop CO2 accuracy
  60. ICP Water Test results–Opinions needed on results and long, ongoing tank problems
  61. Planning RO reminerlizarion ph,kh,gh Flora and Fauna considerations
  62. Fertilize after HC trim?
  63. Algae + nutrient deficiency help!
  64. Calcium Boron Liquid Fertilizer
  65. I'm a little confused about the results from this online dosing calculator
  66. Ferts & Schedule
  67. Wht ferts to add to tank?
  68. Iron deficiency?
  69. Schedule for fertilizers. When to add?
  70. Dosing Before or After the CO2 is Turned on?
  71. What's your TDS?
  72. High phosphates
  73. Seachem nitate test spoon size?
  74. Kh, ph and fish safety
  75. Tap water too hard?
  76. Tap Water Vs Substrate Longevity
  77. Mixing chemicals- Xcel and Thrive
  78. is adding baking soda to raise KH safe?
  79. Did a lot of reading, at a point where google can't answer my questions. Hope you guys can help
  80. Dosing during cycling
  81. Heard conflicting things about Potassium. Looking for clarrification
  82. Shrimp-safe GH booster.
  83. Liquid Fertilizer
  84. Where are my nitrates going? A real head scratcher
  85. Clove oil humane?
  86. Plantex CSM+B problem
  87. A word of caution for PPM.
  88. Forgot prime!
  89. Potassium and Iron test kits?
  90. High pH/Low KH Tap Water
  91. The best fertilizing system today ?
  92. white crystal sheet formed in CSM+B
  93. A Slightly Different Nitrogen Cycle Question
  94. Noob to dosing needing advice for algae control
  95. what deficiency in my rotala macrandra
  96. Continuous fertilizing?
  97. Some advise of water column fertilizer and whether I need it or not?
  98. Do plants need sodium?
  99. Tap water PH lowering over time
  100. Need input on remineralizing RODI water for planted aquarium
  101. Color Deficient and cant tell nitrates, HELP!
  102. CO2 sufficient?
  103. New to EI dosing and have dumb questions!
  104. Your test kit brand experience
  105. Trouble getting Stigma to stay alive
  106. Looking for easy fertilizing routine
  107. Water changes during Cycle and Iron
  108. RO water and fish
  109. Filter STINKS! Forgot to drain it after stopping it
  110. C02 Higher In The Morning?
  111. UNS All in One
  112. Water quality questions
  113. 1 Point ph drop? Fine Tunning C02
  114. Marcel Golias English Version
  115. When should I start EI?
  116. Presumed iron deficiency
  117. Test Kit and Dechlor Recommendations?
  118. Ammonia not dropping
  119. Worm Casting Root Tabs
  120. not enough plants?
  121. Easy green?
  122. How to make a all in one fertilizer?
  123. Stability of dry ferts when mixed into a solution....
  124. questions about EI values
  125. Is my C02 Good?
  126. try to make a fertilizer for Calcium
  127. Remineralizing RODI water
  128. Filtered tap water VS RO water
  129. Nitrate testing
  130. Help with choosing a good CO2 kit for my ADA 45F
  131. Does anyone urinate in their tank? If so, do you get algae?
  132. Why is my ph so high?
  133. RO water, remineralization, fertilization
  134. KH keeps dropping
  135. Water smells like gasoline 🤔
  136. Phosphate question
  137. Curious about water parameters in a new 75g
  138. Fertilizer Dosing Schedule
  139. AGA 2019 Vin Video Presentation
  140. Tank cycling question
  141. Ca and Mg equation
  142. Fertilizer seachem Flourish
  143. Low KH effect on ph readings?
  144. Marine Pure Block and Aluminium
  145. Dosing muriatic acid to lower KH
  146. Tap water for shrimp?
  147. [Request] Review of GLA's EDTA+DTPA MICROMIX. Link inside.
  148. Deficiency or Excess?
  149. Pls Help Me Identify...
  150. Need Help with RODI
  151. freezing csm+b mix
  152. Salifert nitrate test
  153. Osmocote Plus Aquarium Live Plant Fertilizer (New Product?)
  154. Cycling with Plants
  155. ph and c02
  156. Add ferts to dsm baby tears
  157. EI doesn't work and is killing my plants
  158. Mg Levels in Water Questions
  159. Nitrate test options ?
  160. easy-life K test,,,, help
  161. Do I have a Deficiency?
  162. high gh using distilled water
  163. NA Thrive vs APT Complete
  164. Nitrite spike in a planted fully cycled tank
  165. Purigen is just amberlyst?
  166. Interesting write up on "liquid carbon"
  167. Manganese used in EI?
  168. Is this a K deficiency?
  169. Best way to disinfect large tank
  170. What is Prime?
  171. Questions about Osmocote+
  172. Clay vs dynamite plus
  173. What does a CSM + B overdose look like?
  174. What does a micro deficiency look like?
  175. NPK Fert dosing on tap water
  176. Mixing dry fertilizer for auto dosing question
  177. Help me understand Ph drop with CO2
  178. Dosing Liquid Fertilizer
  179. Excel changed formula?
  180. RO water and wonder shells
  181. KH Depletion Bacteria
  182. What's missing?
  183. Wonder Shells... anyone have solid into on these?
  184. Nitrate dosing if at 0?
  185. Sanity check please - Leaves are starting to die again
  186. Due to my rocks, my calcium is 100ppm and magnesium is 8.7ppm. Is this ok?
  187. Can driftwood cause nitrite to spike up?
  188. How to choose Fe fertilizer
  189. From Malawi to South American - Advice wanted
  190. Fert dosing
  191. Trying to understand my water parameters
  192. Need assistance modifying Salifert Potassium test to lower PPM
  193. Peculiarly High Ph During Fishless Cycle With Ada Amazonia II
  194. Iron chelate and ph
  195. low tech Ferts: EI or Tom Barr's ratio's?
  196. yet another DIY KH,GH + nutrient dose for RODI water
  197. Getting a little fed up. Can you help me diagnose these holes?
  198. Nitrate Reduction Products
  199. Nitrites won't drop w/ 100% wc
  200. Raising KH with Baking Soda
  201. Cycling - Where are my Nitrates going?
  202. Liquid carbon in the morning
  203. recommendations for weird tap water
  204. Do I need Ferts? Bacopa, Amazon Sword, and Anubius
  205. Nitrite Issue When Cycling With Ada Amazonia Ii And Power Sand Special
  206. Preventing Seiryu Stone Leach
  207. Simple question about dosing
  208. Dosing... AHHHHH!
  209. Brown Sugar as Fertiliser???
  210. DTPA Fe at 8.1 PH
  211. Reverse osmosis?
  212. Raise KH to reduce acidity for hardscape?
  213. Diagnose my nutrient deficiencies!
  214. root tabs with BDBS?
  215. Dosing KNO3 powder in Planted Aquarium
  216. Do dry fertilizers expire?
  217. Zero Nitrates
  218. Potassium Test Kit: Good & Inexpensive
  219. HydroBuddy Experiences
  220. New tank - Ph help!
  221. Nitrites not going down?
  222. EI Dosing with Thrive instead of dry ferts
  223. PH goes up in tank?
  224. Modern CO2 levels
  225. Dosing HCL, post your experiences
  226. RODI Water: Accurate PH readings and remineralizing
  227. weirdly high nitrate and phosphate in only one tank
  228. signs of low nitrogen but nitrates test OK?
  229. High nitrates 160ppm+
  230. What couse this plants to grow this white roots ?
  231. Have I made a big dumb?
  232. When to know if you are over-thinking fertilization
  233. Ammonia won't go down
  234. Flourish
  235. Do Plants need GH/KH?
  236. Is it normal to have to dumo phosphate in your tank?
  237. Calling all plant geeks
  238. Tiny white worms on glass
  239. there is something in my fertilizers.
  240. Yet another cycling thread
  241. Flourish Ferts
  242. ADA liquid fert
  243. Is rotala butterfly calculator off?
  244. Planted Aquarium Concepts tabs
  245. adjusting water parameters
  246. different amounts of co2
  247. Do I have a deficiency or...? (Album inside)
  248. Mixing Seachem and Aquavitro
  249. CaSO4.1 or CaSO4.2?
  250. How to calcuate Mg if you know Ca and GH?