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: Fertilizers and Water Parameters



  1. Need input on remineralizing RODI water for planted aquarium
  2. Color Deficient and cant tell nitrates, HELP!
  3. CO2 sufficient?
  4. New to EI dosing and have dumb questions!
  5. Your test kit brand experience
  6. Trouble getting Stigma to stay alive
  7. Looking for easy fertilizing routine
  8. Water changes during Cycle and Iron
  9. RO water and fish
  10. Filter STINKS! Forgot to drain it after stopping it
  11. C02 Higher In The Morning?
  12. UNS All in One
  13. Water quality questions
  14. 1 Point ph drop? Fine Tunning C02
  15. Marcel Golias English Version
  16. When should I start EI?
  17. Presumed iron deficiency
  18. Test Kit and Dechlor Recommendations?
  19. Ammonia not dropping
  20. Sump biological filtration
  21. Worm Casting Root Tabs
  22. not enough plants?
  23. Easy green?
  24. How to make a all in one fertilizer?
  25. Stability of dry ferts when mixed into a solution....
  26. questions about EI values
  27. Is my C02 Good?
  28. try to make a fertilizer for Calcium
  29. Remineralizing RODI water
  30. Filtered tap water VS RO water
  31. Nitrate testing
  32. Help with choosing a good CO2 kit for my ADA 45F
  33. Does anyone urinate in their tank? If so, do you get algae?
  34. Why is my ph so high?
  35. RO water, remineralization, fertilization
  36. KH keeps dropping
  37. Water smells like gasoline 🤔
  38. Phosphate question
  39. Curious about water parameters in a new 75g
  40. Fertilizer Dosing Schedule
  41. AGA 2019 Vin Video Presentation
  42. Tank cycling question
  43. Ca and Mg equation
  44. Fertilizer seachem Flourish
  45. Low KH effect on ph readings?
  46. Marine Pure Block and Aluminium
  47. Dosing muriatic acid to lower KH
  48. Tap water for shrimp?
  49. [Request] Review of GLA's EDTA+DTPA MICROMIX. Link inside.
  50. Deficiency or Excess?
  51. Pls Help Me Identify...
  52. Need Help with RODI
  53. freezing csm+b mix
  54. Salifert nitrate test
  55. Osmocote Plus Aquarium Live Plant Fertilizer (New Product?)
  56. Cycling with Plants
  57. ph and c02
  58. Add ferts to dsm baby tears
  59. EI doesn't work and is killing my plants
  60. Mg Levels in Water Questions
  61. Nitrate test options ?
  62. easy-life K test,,,, help
  63. Do I have a Deficiency?
  64. high gh using distilled water
  65. NA Thrive vs APT Complete
  66. Nitrite spike in a planted fully cycled tank
  67. Purigen is just amberlyst?
  68. Interesting write up on "liquid carbon"
  69. Manganese used in EI?
  70. Is this a K deficiency?
  71. Best way to disinfect large tank
  72. What is Prime?
  73. Questions about Osmocote+
  74. Clay vs dynamite plus
  75. What does a CSM + B overdose look like?
  76. What does a micro deficiency look like?
  77. NPK Fert dosing on tap water
  78. Mixing dry fertilizer for auto dosing question
  79. Help me understand Ph drop with CO2
  80. Dosing Liquid Fertilizer
  81. Excel changed formula?
  82. RO water and wonder shells
  83. KH Depletion Bacteria
  84. What's missing?
  85. Wonder Shells... anyone have solid into on these?
  86. Nitrate dosing if at 0?
  87. Sanity check please - Leaves are starting to die again
  88. Due to my rocks, my calcium is 100ppm and magnesium is 8.7ppm. Is this ok?
  89. Can driftwood cause nitrite to spike up?
  90. How to choose Fe fertilizer
  91. From Malawi to South American - Advice wanted
  92. Fert dosing
  93. Trying to understand my water parameters
  94. Need assistance modifying Salifert Potassium test to lower PPM
  95. Peculiarly High Ph During Fishless Cycle With Ada Amazonia II
  96. Iron chelate and ph
  97. low tech Ferts: EI or Tom Barr's ratio's?
  98. yet another DIY KH,GH + nutrient dose for RODI water
  99. Getting a little fed up. Can you help me diagnose these holes?
  100. Nitrate Reduction Products
  101. Nitrites won't drop w/ 100% wc
  102. Raising KH with Baking Soda
  103. Cycling - Where are my Nitrates going?
  104. Liquid carbon in the morning
  105. recommendations for weird tap water
  106. Do I need Ferts? Bacopa, Amazon Sword, and Anubius
  107. Nitrite Issue When Cycling With Ada Amazonia Ii And Power Sand Special
  108. Preventing Seiryu Stone Leach
  109. Simple question about dosing
  110. Dosing... AHHHHH!
  111. Brown Sugar as Fertiliser???
  112. DTPA Fe at 8.1 PH
  113. Reverse osmosis?
  114. Raise KH to reduce acidity for hardscape?
  115. Diagnose my nutrient deficiencies!
  116. root tabs with BDBS?
  117. Dosing KNO3 powder in Planted Aquarium
  118. Do dry fertilizers expire?
  119. Zero Nitrates
  120. Potassium Test Kit: Good & Inexpensive
  121. HydroBuddy Experiences
  122. New tank - Ph help!
  123. Nitrites not going down?
  124. EI Dosing with Thrive instead of dry ferts
  125. PH goes up in tank?
  126. Modern CO2 levels
  127. Dosing HCL, post your experiences
  128. RODI Water: Accurate PH readings and remineralizing
  129. weirdly high nitrate and phosphate in only one tank
  130. signs of low nitrogen but nitrates test OK?
  131. High nitrates 160ppm+
  132. What couse this plants to grow this white roots ?
  133. Have I made a big dumb?
  134. When to know if you are over-thinking fertilization
  135. Ammonia won't go down
  136. Flourish
  137. Do Plants need GH/KH?
  138. Is it normal to have to dumo phosphate in your tank?
  139. Calling all plant geeks
  140. Tiny white worms on glass
  141. there is something in my fertilizers.
  142. Yet another cycling thread
  143. Flourish Ferts
  144. ADA liquid fert
  145. Is rotala butterfly calculator off?
  146. Planted Aquarium Concepts tabs
  147. adjusting water parameters
  148. different amounts of co2
  149. Do I have a deficiency or...? (Album inside)
  150. Mixing Seachem and Aquavitro
  151. CaSO4.1 or CaSO4.2?
  152. How to calcuate Mg if you know Ca and GH?
  153. question about JBL co2 test
  154. High tap ph making water changes difficult
  155. CSM+B micros causes staghorn algae
  156. Does this Hanna freshwater magnesium kit measure GH or just magnesium?
  157. NA Thrive- Sexy looking bottles. Thoughts?
  158. Ludwigia deficiency i can't identify
  159. PH/KH state my co2 is 30ppm when I am not adding co2 at all
  160. will Nitrites still test positive if they are "detoxified"
  161. Plants dying and getting pale/mushy?
  162. Are My Water Parameters "Plant Friendly"?
  163. Question about Equilibrium and sick fish
  164. High ph in ro water
  165. Test kit needed for planted tank?
  166. What could explain these water parameters?
  167. Lowering RODI pH
  168. Mixing fertilizer with tap water
  169. Setting up auto dosing question
  170. Help Can I do a very high% water chng Nitrates TOO high
  171. Elemental Sulfur
  172. Copper free plant fertilizer?
  173. Continuing the cycle
  174. What are CO2 Tablets?
  175. New tank, high nitrites
  176. Soft water with higher ph?
  177. Thoughts on my tank's Cycle
  178. Silicone (Si)
  179. can't determine my CO2
  180. How to measure calcium so I can balance maganesium?
  181. My tank isn't cycling
  182. beginner help
  183. High phosphorous usage normal?
  184. How to properly raise kh and gh from RO water?
  185. Help me with Ph test results
  186. NH4NO3 Ammonium Nitrate
  187. Seachem Daily Fert Dosing Chart (Help Me Balance)
  188. Let's play: Name that plant problem!
  189. Should I try to lower my GH?
  190. Should I dose Daily or Weekly?
  191. 1st planted tank HELP!!!
  192. Horrible water conditions. RO will help?
  193. Multiple CO2 Dispenser vs single with increased bubble count
  194. Drop checker solution questions
  195. Cycling with plants
  196. Phosphates in ADA ferts system.
  197. Amount of ferts in old aquariums.
  198. Share your dosing thread
  199. It was nice to have my fishless cycle crash
  200. Potassium Nitrate Grade
  201. Seachem NPK Combination
  202. Does CSM+B get old?
  203. How to get proper GH and KH levels
  204. Old 'stuff'
  205. Triton testing to optimize dosing
  206. Is there a down side to low Nitrates (<10ppm)
  207. Too much light or fert deficiency?
  208. CSM+B and the EI methode
  209. Diluting tap water with distilled water?
  210. Did Thrive Change Its Formulation? Rotala Butterfly seems to have the wrong data.
  211. Water clarity
  212. Really high Ph
  213. Cloudy water in established tank after custom micros
  214. Lines and poor quality old leaves
  215. PH regulation
  216. Using tap water with active substrate - KH range?
  217. Seachem Iron Multitest stays clear?
  218. new to plants what should i be dosing?
  219. Testing iron levels
  220. Did I mix my plantex too strong?
  221. What deficiency is this?
  222. Instant cycling?
  223. How do I know when hyrda is really dead?
  224. Mysterious pH Increase
  225. kh ,gh test anytime?
  226. EI with multiple tanks
  227. Phosphorus vs Iron
  228. Why so much K2SO4 in GH Boosters
  229. PH 6.2 for most Anubias???
  230. Gathered rocks
  231. Removing Si02 from tap water
  232. Can someone double check my calculations
  233. Help me understand
  234. K2co3 where to buy
  235. Stuck in reef mode, need a kick
  236. nitrites during planted tank cycle?
  237. To fert or not to fert
  238. Amonia in tap water
  239. Lines on Leaves Deficiency (solved? Pics)
  240. Watch Plants or Test Kits? Ca/Mg Availability?
  241. Low pH Distilled Top Off Water Shrimp Problems?
  242. Is it possible to use Dennerle Shrimp King Sulawesi Salt GH+/KH+ for R/O and Neos
  243. GLA Micromix dosage?
  244. Front loaders
  245. Help me replace Equilibrium with DIY fertz
  246. What kind of alge is it ?
  247. Measuring Nitrate/Phophate when EI dosing
  248. Very Low to Nill dKH
  249. When to dose ferts with new Aquasoil Light?
  250. [yet another] fertilizer newbie