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  1. Low Tech Forum
    When doing a new tank do you put these down first, or do you put the substrate down and then push these in every few inches? How many does a 20 gallon high typically use?
  2. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    I bought Dynamite Select Complete Plant Food for my DIY Root Tabs, except I bought the 0 Gauge capsules not 00 Gauge. I can fit 0.6 grams of Dynamite Select in each of capsule. How many grams of the Osmocote can you fit in the 00 Gauge capsules? I want to kinda figure out if I should just...
  3. Substrate
    I have been looking into using osmocote as a fertilizer in my tank, since I will be moving the whole setup back to my dorm after break (soil would get mixed up and it would be a mess). Could I use osmocote with eco-complete, or should I just skip the ferts?
  4. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hi All, Would like to buy/order some Osmocote root tabs/capsules for my freshwater planted tank. What is a good source in the US? Root feeding plants will mainly be amazon swords, bananas, crypts, maybe aponogetons. Thanks!
  5. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hey planted tank people, anyone experience pulling up these fertilizer when uprooting plants for trimming? I have a high a nitrate problem and i'm thinking its due to me uprooting these tabs? I don't have any algae either, so I'm not sure if they are leeching excess nutrients or maybe they're...
  6. Colorado
    SOLD I've got 2 good size Red Tiger Lotus plants in my 55 gallon tank that I'd like to put of the 4 sale block because they're starting to block the lighting from reaching my other plants. SOLD
  7. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    I am very interested in using an inexpensive fertilizer opposed to purchasing Aqua Soil or the equivalent. Could I use these as capsules- http://www.amazon.com/Now-Foods-Veg-Capsules-Capsules-250-Count/dp/B000OSQS4U/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1350265988&sr=8-2&keywords=veggie+capsules And then...
  8. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hi all I've been reading about people using Osmocote in clay balls as a substrate fertilizer, but i don't have access to Osmocote. The terrestrial fertilizer that i have is called Triple-17, which is an NPK mixture in 17-17-17 ratio. It contains Urea, Potassium Chloride, Ammonium Phosphate...
  9. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    i'm getting a new tank soonish (not sure exactly, within the next week or two it seems...), and i was wondering if osmocote indoor/outdoor pellets could be used? i know a lot of people use "osmocote plus," here's the page for the indoor/outdoor...
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