Sorry if i am starting back at the beginning but can I please ask a few questions.....plantbrain said:This is an example of EI for a 12 week supply for a 20 gallon tank for those with teaspoon adversion.
To 1 liter of DI water add:
60 grams KNO3
10 grams of KH2PO4
25 grams of GH booster
Add 5 mls daily.
Add TMG at 2.5 mls daily.
That's it.
As always, focus more on CO2.
That makes or breaks results more than anything else.
Regards,
Tom Barr
keymaker said:I just made an Excel File that can be easily used to calculate the all-in-one solution dosing quantities needed to comply with the EI range of nutrients. The chart can be customized to any regime of water changes and can be used to mix a solution with dry ferts.
I used fert amounts from the DIY TPN+ solution published on James' site and NO3 data from my water company (the others are still missing). The molecular weights calculation is based on James' dosing calculator.
Big thanks to James, and to Mark for giving me the initial calculation method. As Mark rightly pointed out, this calculation does not include the amounts used by plants and assumes there is no other source of nutrients. It should be used as a guide only.
If you see anything that could or should be modified, please let me know, and I'll edit this post accordingly!!!
Download with confidence - No Viruses! (I made it under Mac OSX !)
http://akvarisztika.budapet.hu/dosing_calculator.xls
Amenplantbrain said:Folks make EI way to complicated
Add ferts, be done with it. focus on CO2, lower light, then the real goal .........gardening.
Regards,
Tom Barr
Nice looking calc unfortunately link not working.I just made an Excel File that can be easily used to calculate the all-in-one solution dosing quantities needed to comply with the EI range of nutrients. The chart can be customized to any regime of water changes and can be used to mix a solution with dry ferts.
I used fert amounts from the DIY TPN+ solution published on James' site and NO3 data from my water company (the others are still missing). The molecular weights calculation is based on James' dosing calculator.
Big thanks to James, and to Mark for giving me the initial calculation method. As Mark rightly pointed out, this calculation does not include the amounts used by plants and assumes there is no other source of nutrients. It should be used as a guide only.
If you see anything that could or should be modified, please let me know, and I'll edit this post accordingly!!!
Download with confidence - No Viruses! (I made it under Mac OSX !)
http://akvarisztika.budapet.hu/dosing_calculator.xls
Send a PM to keymaker you might get luckyHas anyone got a copy or link please?
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