Recently my root tabs were depleted so I switched to dry dosing and my plant growth/health has improved in just a few days and algae growth has slowed.
KNO3 is the largest component of my dosing. I did a nitrate test about 12-16 hours after adding the second KNO3 dose and the test said I had 0...
I'm trying to make a solution of KNO3 from Ca(NO3)2 and K2SO4. I've only ever done high school chemistry, and that was five years ago so I really need someone to check this in case I screwed up horribly :red_mouth
K2SO4 + Ca(NO3)2 --> CaSO4 + 2KNO3
Room temperature here is always around...
So I've been studying about fertilizers and I think I like the whole dry fertilizer method. I found this package from GreenLeafAquariums that looks pretty good as far as price goes. It is $15 dollars and $25.78 after estimated shipping.
The package includes: