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  1. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    When I punch in the numbers for K2So4 the number is near double as compared to the pps pro page. Why is this or who's right? For a 500ml solution at 1ml/10gallons pps says it's 29.3g And rotala says it's 56.1g. Both claim to achieve 1.33ppm of K.
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  2. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hey everybody, I have been using thrive + since I set up my 20 gallon high tech tank and its now to the point where I have to put about 5 pumps per day to maintain a nitrate reading of above 5 ppm so I now want to switch over to Mixing my own ferts for a more cost-effective and accurate dosing...
  3. Plants
    Hey guys, I have this plant (I can’t seem to find the name, but it’s definitely not camboba) and the leaves mid stem are turning an off brownish colour. It’s not algae and the stem above seems to nice and green, so I’m not too sure if I should trim the brown bits off or leave it? I tried to take...
  4. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Urea based aquatic plant fertilizing is becoming more popular lately while not having enough supporting information. I have added this page describing urea recipes, calculations, ratios and other necessities. Please feel free to add any comments you have about using urea fertilizers. Thank you...
  5. Algae
    Hi everybody, I'm trying to get rid of diatoms in my 5G planted high-tech tank. I've measured Phosphate=2.5 and Silicate=4.5 in the tank. What would be the best way to get rid of the diatoms? I've read that they are mostly caused by silicate and phosphates. Should I use Seachem PhosGuard and/or...
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