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  1. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hi, My tank is 3 months old and it is my first tank. I need help in understanding which fertilizers to use and how often to help my plants along. It seems to grow too much hair algae in recent 3 weeks. Tank: 20 gal, 60cm long, no CO2 injection Light intensity: 6h (went down from 8h/day with...
  2. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hey guys, I've been reading the forums for a while, but this is my first post. I recently had an issue I was hoping someone might be able to help me with. I just started EI dosing on my well established tank 2 nights ago, and yesterday I came home to 5 or 6 dead Tetras and the rest of my fish...
  3. Low Tech Forum
    I'm running both of my planted tanks low tech low-medium light and just wondered if I could get some advice on what kind of fert / dosing is actually going to help me or if I'm just wasting money? Current set ups: -55 gal -eco complete (I think I bought 4 bags, so I think about 60lbs = about...
  4. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    I bought a couple ozs of dry ferts and they person I got them from have me a list and I wanted to have someone here double check it for me before I started so any help dosing dry ferts from a PT member who has been dosing dry for a while now please help? Question is should I use this list or go...
  5. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    SeaChem 250ml Potassium (http://www.seachem.com/Products/product_pages/FlourishPotassium.html) vs. GLA's KH2PO4 (http://greenleafaquariums.com/aquarium-fertilizers-supplements/mono-potassium-phosphate.html) Why do I even want to bother with dosing this? I would like my DHG, HC, Downoi, etc. to...
  6. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    I have a 150 gal tank. the ei dosing chart only goes up to 80 gals. is there a chart for bigger tanks? I just ordered from gls npk, plantex csm +b and iron chelate. What would be the best way to liquid dose and how much?
  7. Plants
    i have a 43.7 gallon aquarium i was wondering what dry ferts i should buy and how much i should dose them a week please i need help with this subject! :( i heard dry ferts are better for bigger tanks.
  8. Plants
    Here's my dosing schedule: General Dosing Guideline for High Light and well planted aquariums. 20-40 Gallon Aquariums +/- ¼ tsp KN03 3x a week +/- 1/16 tsp KH2P04 3x a week +/- 1/16 tsp K2S04 3x a week +/- 1/16 tsp (5ml) Trace Elements 3x a week 50% weekly water change Here's my tank now...
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