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Just curious if it's ok to have more than one active near a plant at one time.
 

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Agreed. I went with root tabs instead of my usual dirt on my sons 20g high set up last night. Before I set it up, I read up and found out that too many tabs will cause an algae outbreak. Since I have a lot of root feeding plants (Crypts,Val, Blyxa), I used 7 "00" osmocote + tabs placed randomly around the tank bottom.

Also, from what I read, placing them too close to the plants will burn the roots. (?)
 

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Agreed. I had a 55 and I jammed it full of O+ plus tabs (every 6 inches...) and could not control algae to save my life. I just tore it down because after 6 months of rampant issues I gave up and redid the whole thing.

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ok ty for the input guys.. I will be cautious..
 
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