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: Fertilizers and Water Parameters



  1. CO2 Lower Than Expected
  2. Dosing Dirt?
  3. Nutrient deficiency, tank unbalanced
  4. Help understanding what might be off/missing
  5. Fertilzer regimen for slow growing plants
  6. Ammonia Readings Won’t Decrease
  7. What should I be testing for now?
  8. Low phosphate even though dosing plenty, green spot algae on stem plants
  9. Could EI dosing be killing my fish
  10. Best way to get calcium?
  11. Nutrient deficiency?
  12. Potassium sulfate = instant plant pearling?
  13. Raising GH with raising phosphates
  14. New Tank Parameters
  15. Too Much of Some Fert? Update with Lab Test Results
  16. EI dosing calculations with 25% water change
  17. When to Fertilize?
  18. K Buildup with EI
  19. Spec v low Ph and soft
  20. PH KH CO2 Relationship
  21. Small, twisted new growth
  22. Dosing for Travel Schedule
  23. Peroxide Dosing for Hair Algae
  24. Alkalinity....should I be worried.
  25. Glycerine as carbon source
  26. Tank got very cloudy after adding red root floaters
  27. What Fe should I get
  28. Tank cycle nitrates before nitrites
  29. good ferts for aponogoton undulatus
  30. Dosing EI and TDS rising regardless of 50% weekly water changes
  31. RO Buddie Resin Cartridge
  32. Leaves curl and lack color
  33. Jebao Dosing pump for autodosing vs. Dry Dosing
  34. What fertilizers?
  35. Ferts raising ph?
  36. Best water testing system or kit?
  37. How to take accurate PH Readings
  38. Silly question?
  39. Do these test results look normal for cycling a tank?
  40. Skeptical about API Ammonia test kit?
  41. Aqua-Noob and his cloudy water
  42. Mono Potassium Phosphate KH2PO4
  43. Thrive + SaltyShrimp: K & Mg Overlap?
  44. Beneficial Bacteria with Water Changes
  45. EI Dosing and tank start up
  46. Which RODI system do you like?
  47. Mulm
  48. Nutrient upper bounds? Reducing EI water changes without encountering toxicity.
  49. Cycling
  50. Fluval G6 - what can it do?
  51. Going back to the gas can, C02 questions
  52. Which Hanna model are you using?
  53. Liquid Fertilizers and Carbon
  54. High tech dry ferts
  55. Red plants only red near surface, and plenty of dust algae
  56. Making sense out of Water Parameters + RODI
  57. Does protein skimmers do anything in freshwater tanks?
  58. Dosing ferts on well water
  59. Thoughts on pH spike- what am I missing
  60. reviews on Nilocg 2 seperate liquid form of ferts(Blue) Macros and (Brown)Micros
  61. Brown Precipitate mystery in top off water
  62. Water Testing Vendor
  63. Which Is The Correct KH Measurement To Use?
  64. Holes & Shedding in Hygro Despite High Potassium
  65. Dtpa
  66. Question about pH
  67. How much K2SO4 when not using any KNO3?
  68. EI: PO4, Fe and K building up off the scales.
  69. Water Parameters for Breeding
  70. CO2 for 20 gallon long
  71. Dry Fertilizers
  72. Am I dosing enough micros?
  73. Consistently low PH
  74. Dry ferts ei combo in Canada
  75. How do you monitor the nutrient levels on your planted tank
  76. GH and TDS Tap water seem off
  77. Why Dose Nitrogen?
  78. Spring Water Conditioner?
  79. CO2 Reactor & Dosing Question
  80. dealing with leaves curling and stunted growth please help. I'm willing to share all info about my 4
  81. Ideal GH for planted tank?
  82. Will ferts go bad?
  83. Is GLA still the place to buy dry ferts?
  84. keeping seachem safe diluted
  85. Please help me figure out my water column fertilizers?
  86. Buffers
  87. DIY CO2 kit
  88. Non-chelated Trace Oxidation
  89. Yellow splotches on older leaves - deficiency?
  90. What determines water hardness as far as fish go?
  91. Plants unhappy/buildup of Fe in water column
  92. Why would nitrate remain near 0 ?
  93. Excel = cloudy water
  94. Sand
  95. Check out the parameters that water bottles in France have on them
  96. Rotala Butterfly Calculator
  97. , Metricide 14 question
  98. Silicates causing algae? How to remove without removing phosphates?
  99. How much merit is there to this?
  100. Nitrogen Cycle: Fresh vs. Salt
  101. Purigen bead leakage
  102. Help! Plants Dying in Low Tech Set Up
  103. How long can you keep your lights off for without damaging plants?
  104. When do you start fertilizing?
  105. Cloudy water
  106. Should I let my PH run lower or raise KH?
  107. Thrive+ pump dosing!!
  108. Cost Effective CaSO4?
  109. Calcium-Magnesium ratio
  110. Thrive
  111. Using dry form macro nutes & Plantex CSM +B outside the aquarium.
  112. Time to ramp it up (?)
  113. All in one fert solution
  114. Interesting, unintended co2 + flow experiment with a 22 long
  115. A cheap easy way to raise co2 levels?
  116. Kh/gh
  117. Plant looks deplete of nutrition but been dosing daily
  118. Desperately need help, been doing fert dosing wrong
  119. New to plants for Nitrate control
  120. Seachem malawi buffer for planted tanks?
  121. Is it normal for PH fluctuate from 7.5 to 7.9_8.0
  122. Question about PH
  123. No More Chloramine Reagent-type Test Kits?
  124. Excel and Healing Fins
  125. Stargrass Deficiency
  126. Persistently high GH
  127. Epsom Salt - How much to dose for a 65g?
  128. PH conundrum
  129. Using Dry Chemical Salts for Houseplants & Garden
  130. Potassium
  131. pH - co2 ph adjustment same as using peat or RO?
  132. Will this GH/KH work? If not, what can I do?
  133. Pogostemon erectus grows fine in hardwater
  134. Do I need to dechlorinate water before mix with RO?
  135. Any ferts needed besides Thrive+root tabs?
  136. CO2 and PH
  137. A Source of Nitrate?
  138. Amazon Sword is trying to tell me something!
  139. Thrive all in one and root tabs
  140. Shrimp safe all in one fertilizer
  141. GH Boosters - GLA, NilocG, Equilibrium
  142. Dying Tips on Stargrass
  143. When do I check water parameters?
  144. Deficiency in some plants and not others
  145. Seiryu Stone contributing to Diatoms???
  146. Nutrient Deficiency help
  147. Top off water vs. WC water vs. cat water...
  148. Target dosing TDS in a tiger tank?
  149. Best way to lower PH?
  150. Mixing Seachem Fertilizers
  151. (Video) Jebao Dosing Pump Calibration and Setup
  152. API test kit and PH Reading - Help
  153. Stinky water from dead mouse
  154. co2 and Fertilisers
  155. When dosing... Does Iron bind to Phosphorus at a 1:1 ratio?
  156. Supplementing Iron
  157. Please help me select a low tech fertilizer method based on my info?
  158. Water question
  159. ADA Green Brighty Series on Dutch Tank
  160. Filter for 1Ft Cube Planted Tank
  161. 1 Ft Planted Cube Shrimp Tank
  162. Help with dosing please, rotala confusing
  163. Need Help on Dosing 65 gallon tank
  164. Alkalinity Question
  165. Using fertilizers in acidic water?
  166. Substrate fert help
  167. JBL Biotopol increases PPM??
  168. fert tabs
  169. PH has dropped, KH is 0
  170. need some advice on E I recipe
  171. Video Review - Jebao Auto Dosing Pump
  172. Low TDS planted tank?
  173. 3 Ft Planted Tank
  174. Nitrates in my water supply
  175. Dialing in ferts
  176. Fertilisation requirements in a new Amazonia Aquasoil setup
  177. Ferts for moss in a shrimp tank - how lean?
  178. How does the relationship between Iron and Phosphate work?
  179. Substrate fertilisation
  180. Using methylene blue in macro/micros
  181. pH meter and API test kit don't match
  182. False Readings w/ PRIME?
  183. Please recommend a fertilizing method for my tank [PICS]
  184. Ammonia in Tank from Ferts?
  185. Remineralising RO water, with shrimp
  186. Effect of Muriatic Acid on TDS?
  187. 0/0/0 Ammonia/Nitrites/Nitrates
  188. Beginner with Ferts, help me from killing more plants
  189. Lowering KH
  190. 50Gal attempt at EI dosing question
  191. What is underlying specific nutrient deficiencies
  192. Plugged CO2 Diffuser & exploding tubing
  193. Why split fertiliser dose?
  194. Milky/Chalky water
  195. Liquid test kit question
  196. Hortimix ferts
  197. Nitrates always high. Don't know what to do.
  198. Hard water question
  199. Cloudy water after dosing EI
  200. Kh/gh, does this seem right?
  201. Potassium Sulfate K2SO4 solution turning red/pink
  202. 5mth old tank cycle crash?
  203. How does MgSO4 function in an aquarium?
  204. Does this sound right to y’all?
  205. Killed Three Fish - CO2 Poisoning?
  206. best way to raise KH
  207. Slow release Iron?
  208. After dosing, what should nitrates be?
  209. Help, I can't get it up! (nitrates, that is...)
  210. How often should I dose?
  211. Deficiency of some sort.
  212. Micro source
  213. First time cycling a planted tank
  214. Nitrates in water supply
  215. Can someone who is good at chemistry tell me how I can decode this into a simpler NPK ratio?
  216. Seachem fertilizers
  217. Fertiliser dosage?
  218. Ready to figure out ferts. Help?
  219. Newbie fertilizer advice needed
  220. Osmocote slow release for root tabs (advice)
  221. How do I handle this?
  222. Cycling stalled
  223. Consistent pH of 7.9 in newly set up tank
  224. EI method (MNPK) Liquid/Dry Ferts
  225. Peat moss in filter for reducing the pH - How frequently should the media be replaced?
  226. Does Floursh Comp expire?
  227. Where to buy dry ferts
  228. Safe ferts and dosing for shrimp
  229. Refilling evaporated water
  230. Seachem Excel won’t ship to CA?
  231. GH an KH
  232. PMDD / EI / Flourish
  233. RO vs RO/DI
  234. Measuring Spoons
  235. Nutrient deficiency on ThriveC fertilizer?
  236. What Iron to use?
  237. Is this okay for a planted tank
  238. Help me calculate my dose - daily EI
  239. new RO and hi pH
  240. Dry Fert Recipe help - GLA adjustment with equilibrium
  241. What's the best way to tune CO2 rate?
  242. Where did the ammonia come from?
  243. Which Fertz or what mineral/s is/are lacking?
  244. Well, softened, or ro/di water?
  245. Seachem prime and Seachem stress guard
  246. Unusual kH spike
  247. High PO4
  248. How to raise TDS in a shrimp tank
  249. Calculating hardness from water report
  250. Balancing ferts and light. Help!