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fertilisation

  1. AlexFeather

    Liquid fertilisers - which is the best ?

    I am on the market for liquid fertiliser and was wondering what everyone uses/what everyone thinks is the best. Up until now I have been using API leaf zone, I like the product as it is a weekly dose (which I can easily remember to do when I do a water change) which I prefer over a daily dose...
  2. ChrisMachell

    Is EI dosing right for me?

    Hi all, looking for some advice on the best kind of dosing for my tank. I have a 240l, CO2 injection (in line diffusion). I have been dosing with TNC Complete, usually 20ml after a water change (twice weekly), occasionally supplemented with root tabs in clay substrate. Lights are fairly low (the...
  3. Savi_g

    JBL ferropol

    Hi guys I thought I’d ask about jbl’s ferropol. Now...regardless of wether or not it’s very good (although I’d love to hear your suggestions, thoughts and advice on a plant fert I can overdose without breaking the bank) I noticed that JBL now do a 625ml weekly fert. Because of the size of my...
  4. M

    Converting% Ratios in Fertilizers to Ppm

    Hello friends The% w% rates in Tropica specialized fertilizer (green) fertilizer are as follows. It is given as 5 ml per 50 liters. When I use 5 ml for a 50 lt aquarium, I wonder about the ppm values, not the% values. If there are friends who can help in the calculation and know the ppm...
  5. Crazy_Walrus

    How do plants prefer their nitrogen?

    Do plants prefare amonia, nitraten nitrite or pure nitrogen? EG would the plants benifit more if I used a filter media that turnes nitrates into pure nitrogen that can eb consumed or gassed off?
  6. Crazy_Walrus

    Macro nutrients

    Hi, So I've been having issues with staghorn aglea and I think it's due to lack of macro nutrients. Can I use flourish NPK with my usual fertilizers to help my plants grow better? Neither my high or low tech are highly stocked
  7. Akwarysta_pl

    054l - My own Borneo - Michał

    Hello; I want to present my aquarium which was arranged by the way of buying of some new plants. I had to put them to the aquarium without any idea concerning scape and I had collect another plants in the next days and put them also there randomly. In the next days I saw this all together in...
  8. jaypeecee

    Water Column / Substrate Fertilization

    Hi Folks, Haven't been on here for a very long time. I have a 125 litre tropical planted tank with custom LED lighting and CO2 injection. I currently use Seachem Flourish (+ Flourish N + Flourish P, as required) but I sometimes wonder if I should also be using root feeding in the substrate. In...
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