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  1. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Time to mix a fresh bottle of macros solution with my GLA dry ferts. I've been dosing PPS Pro with a solution mixed for daily dosing. After a month or so, with nitrates higher than I wanted ~40ppm) I reduced the macros to dosing the same solution 3x/week, while continuing micros daily. Nitrates...
  2. For Sale/Trade
    Hello, due to a long-term renovation I've started taking down my planted tank. While going through my mess of an aquarium stand I realized I had a couple bottles of fertz left neatly unused. These include 500mL bottles of Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Flourish, and a 250mL bottle of Potassium. Attached...
  3. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hello, I am about to start my first high tech planted tank. And I was wondering if anybody has had any experience with using the Thrive or Thirve+ all in one liquid fertilizer? I would like to know much did you dose and how often and did you see a difference in the plants. Also If anybody has...
  4. Plants
    I was wondering if anyone currently has a DHG carpet in Flourite? I would love to see pics of the setup to judge against my own and maybe get a better idea of how to proceed in the future! I know that there is no real issue with growing it in the flourite, I'm just worried that it is too heavy...
  5. Substrate
    Hi, It's my first post here, and to be honest my first aquarium too. Please let me know if it's the wrong place for this post. I just finished setting up my 110L tank, my substrate is JBL aquascape Pro and fertilizer is JBL Florapol. I mixed 9L of substrate with the 700g of Florapol as first...
  6. Plants
    Hello, I am relatively new to the planted tank scene, but have done lots of research. I have had overwhelming success with my first tank, a 20 long but recently noticed my S. Repens leaves drooping. Ive looked around and cant seem to find any solid information on why this happens! Any help is...
  7. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hi, theplantguy's Micro fertilizer has 0.1% of Copper - chelated. Is it dangerous for snails and shrimps? Thanks
  8. Plants
    This is the tank journal for this aquarium if it helps - http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=851842 This plant has been in the aquarium for 6 days and the top leaves have turned a brown colour - however are still growing at a fast rate However this isnt an algae it is the...
  9. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Its on ebay so no link, would be great to get some opinions on what people think of this, is it a good for a tank that is using high lights, injected co2 and not particularly hard to keep plants, could this really be used on its own ? Its called Lush Max This is the break down of the stuff...
  10. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I was recently advised to switch to dry ferts. I am currently using Seachem Flourish and the occasional root tab. Is there any difference between dry ferts and liquid? Should I switch? Why i'm at it, what are the IDEAL Nitrate, Phosphate, etc. parameters you like to see for your plants?
  11. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Anubias is turning yellow from outer edges inward. 1 is tied to a branch and rock 1 is slightly under aquasoil 10gal tank Average Temp: 24-28C Light: Klarmax H36W x 1 on for 9hrs CO2: 3 bps (on timer with lights) Fert: 3ml of Tropica Aquacare Plant Nutrition liquid (only day 3 of use) 15%...
  12. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hi, this is my first post and first fish tank, so I hope its in the right place and everything. Iv had my tank for a couple months now and I've added a couple fish. Everything was going well in the first couple of weeks I had 4 Neon Tetras cycling the tank, with ammonia around 0ppm. I got a bit...
  13. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    So I just order dry fertilizers from aquariumfertilizer.com and they have a macro micro premixed package of Potassium Nitrate, Potassium Sulfate, Magnesium Sulfate, Plantex CSM+B. So I bought all of these but as single lbs so I can alter the mix later if I want but after ordering I noticed that...
  14. 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...
  15. Swap n Shop Archived Posts
    ADA GREEN BRIGHTY SERIES Cleaning out, no longer need these liquid fertilizers. Step 2 & 3 are brand new with the box. Step 1 & BRIGHTY K are nearly full and GREEN BRIGHTLY SPECIAL LIGHTS is 1/3 full. Selling them as a group, $50 flat, including shipping. (USPS priority mail) (Note: Paypal...
  16. 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?
  17. Plants
    My cabomba is shedding a ton and yellowing. About two weeks ago I spread it out so it could get more light - though it hasn't seemed to help. New growth on top is red. Plant as a whole is growing rapidly. Ferts: Aqueon Plant Food 1x weekly & Flourish Iron daily (will not dose excel because of...
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