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  1. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Discussion I've noticed that everyone dosing EI say they dose macros and micros on alternating days. Is there any reason in doing this? I have nilocg's micro and separate macro liquid ferts that I use. Their instructions also suggest alternating days for macros and micros. Why do this? Does that...
  2. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    This is what I have been using for the last month. Is it any good, should I keep using it? I have low light plants and dose weekly as per instructions I am switching to a LED light (maybe the StingRay) because I don't know if my Java Fern looks crappy because of the current light or the ferts...
  3. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    On a whim I bought "Medina 12-4-8 Liquid Fertilizer" while at the grocery store. I know it probably wasn't the best choice, as I did practical research after I got home, but from what i've found it shouldn't be too bad...? It contains: Nitrogen (N) 12.00% Phosphoric Acid (P2O5) 4.00% Potash...
  4. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    I have a nano tank I am currently cycling and I'd like to try some of the smaller sword species in it. Currently I'm looking at getting Echinodorus parviflorus (max 6 inches) and Echinodorus tenellus (max 3 inches), and I am also trying to revitalize some Echinodorus Argentinensis in there as...
  5. 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?
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