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  1. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hi, I recently bought a bag of magnesium sulfate (MgSO4) heptahydrate from AAAquatics and can't seem to work out how much I need to add to reach a desired PPM of Magnesium. Considering GH test kits would only test for the magnesium in (MgSO4) heptahydrate, I must be making a mistake in my...
  2. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    I have been trying to learn more about Nitrates and how to manage them. I recall reading that a dirty filter, rather a filter that's overdue for servicing, can be a "Nitrate" factory. . . . . . . . that's referring to an aquarium filter. Could an under-counter kitchen sink faucet filter...
  3. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hello, I'd like to better understand how much nutrient I am giving to my tank when I am using the premium tropica growth. I am reading a lot on this topic and I understand that the measurement is ppm. But in the tropica instruction, it says to give 1.2 ml per 10 liter. I have no clue of the...
  4. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I have a drop checker for my nano tank. At the moment the checker is basically yellow so CO2 is pretty high but the fish are not showing any signs of CO2 poisoning. They don't gasp at the surface and they swim normally like they did before I added CO2. Is there actually any point in me keeping...
  5. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    What's the safe range in ppm for CO2 when keeping neos? I've got a drop checker calibrated to 30, but I am a little worried that might be too much. I know I should slowly dial up my CO2 with the shrimp, but I don't know how far. Any help would be appreciated.
  6. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hi, I know that ppm = Parts per million, a common unit of measure. But still I do not get how much I CO2 30 ppm is ... I'm fighting some black brush algea and I've been recommended to use 30 ppm of CO2.. Thanks, Johnny
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