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  1. Mr P

    hard water

    thanks again chaps for your help.i am very strict with my dosing and do my best to dose correctly,water changes and CO2 i also keep on top of,i did not really want my fish to be uncomfortable due to excessive hardness.but you have put my mind at ease. many thanks .roy.:)
  2. Mr P

    hard water

    thanks darrel, I will keep putting the Mg in,is there a way of checking wether or not there is too much or too little in the tank so I could adjust my ei mix accordingly, or is it not that important. many thanks .roy.
  3. Mr P

    hard water

    thanks for that George,i have been looking at the water report and cannot find a reading for Mg, I have been el dosing for a couple of years in the tank and must admit everything seems ok. cheers roy.
  4. Mr P

    hard water

    I have just been on my water supplier website and the hardness is285mg/l .I add magnesium sulphate to my el mix,am I just adding to the water hardness?.
  5. Mr P

    potassium defieciency

    I have been testing my PH levels today starting 2hours before lights on,turned on the co2 and checked the PH levels every 2hours as suggested by ceg on another post,i now now that the co2 levels are not up where they should be at lights on,i will start the gas an hour earlier tommorow,the...
  6. Mr P

    potassium defieciency

    i think that most of the problems i have been having are CO2,flow,i have had nice movement throughout the whole tank,the co2 is going through a glass diffuser directly under the filter inlet,i am trying to remove as much of the BBA manually and i am spot dosing liquid carbon,i will up the co2...
  7. Mr P

    potassium defieciency

    thanks for your feedback,my tank stats are,175litres,filter is rated at 1100 litres per hour,i have eco -complete substrate,i am using a swan neck outlet on the filter,i am using pressurised co2,about 4 bubbles per second,i do have a koralia 1600 powerhead which is off at the moment as i was try...
  8. Mr P

    potassium defieciency

    hi every one,i am EL dosing my tank,i am using James C recipe,i have holes in leaves,distorted growth,yellowing of leaves,stunted growth,it is very noticeable on the sword plants,i have been on the planted tank and it appears i may have potassium defieciency,what potassium do i need to...
  9. Mr P

    new tank ferts

    hello Mark,i have a 175ltr tank with eco complete substrate ,co2,2x24watt T5 lighting.I also have a 65ltr tank with columbo flora base with tetra substrate(thin layer) and osmocote pellets.2x24watt T5 lights, also co2 ,any guides on ferting these tanks would be great. :)
  10. Mr P

    new tank ferts

    Thanks Ceejay,i will dose at the higher level. :D
  11. Mr P

    new tank ferts

    I have 2 new setups on the go at the moment. i have used James C recipe with good results.on new tanks how much ferts do i need to use as there is a lower plant mass.how do you know if you are over or under dosing?any help would be great.thanks :)
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