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  1. _Maq_

    Maq's experiment 23b

    Dear colleagues, let me invite you to collaboration on my upcoming experiment. My workshop looks like this: Four tanks, each 20 litres net, arranged to maintain identical conditions regarding lighting, temperature, etc. The only difference is mineral composition of water: My method of...
  2. M

    All in One -Fertilizer making- Recommendation!

    Hello everyone... I want your help and advice. I don't know if I'm doing it right in all-in-one fertilizer production. I will be glad if you tell me the mistakes I made. First, I add them to the solution in order. 1-Fe 7% DTPA--I use 5 ml of hydrochloric acid in 100 ml of distilled water...
  3. 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...
  4. wolfewill

    Starting Utricularia graminifolia with DSM

    I’m been attempting to grow Utricularia graminifolia as a carpet plant in an 15 gallon iwagumi set up. This led me to do an online search to see what conditions have worked for others. In addition to the usual specialty web sites I looked at various blogs as well. So what follows is the progress...
  5. 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...
  6. Phantom

    dosing problem

    Set up 29.9. 2015 The tank 80X35X40 cm, 112 l (optiwhite) Cabinet 80X35X80 cm (ADA style) Lighting 4AQUA 4X24W T5 (33 cm above tank), Giesemann Aquaflora and Giesemann Midday Filters Eheim 2324 thermofilter (Eheim mech, Seachem matrix, Seachem purigen, blue and white pad) CO2 4 kg set...
  7. Natureaddict

    Seachem Range Help

    Hi everyone! This is my first post on this site and after reading the wealth of information on this site, I was hoping to get some advice on fertilization. I will soon be setting up a planted tank, using an ADA aquasoil, and ADA Powersand Special system. I was hoping to use the ADA...
  8. Pedro Viveiros

    Estimative Index and Light

    Hello everyone, This is my first tank, as described below. Recently I had some Stag Horn algae, and diatoms, I tested the NO3, that was 0 ppm, and made some “emergency” fertilization, noticing improvement in plants... After that, I decided to initiate the EI method, but I’m confused about the EI...
  9. mede

    Initial values PO4/NO3/Fe start up using EI-method?

    Hi everyone! I've setup my scape last weekend and planted it with the plants from my previous tank (submerse), mainly HC, Staurogyne sp., Limnophilia and some mosses. I'm using the EI-method for fertilization and I was wondering if the best way is to just start with day one of adding...