EI dosing V Off the shelf fertz

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Has their ever been a poll in what people use - Off the shelf fertz or E.I and also poeple opinions what they think is the best to use inc. reasons why.



To the polling booths.

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Paul.
 

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I'd say most are using EI method DIY ferts thats what I use personally.

For trace I use Tropica plant nutrition although I'm sure the DIY stuff is fine as well.

All the moneybags are probably full ADA range etc 8) :lol: more of a ghetto scaper myself :D
 

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Currently dosing TPN+ but switching to DIY ferts once the current bottle is empty due to costs and to allow me to make up a solution for autodosing.
 

Dave Spencer

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I use the salts from AE. I bought them over two years ago and haven`t used up half of them yet.

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KN03 and KP04 dry salts mixed with water and Tropica PN for trace - I found the powdered trace clouded my water which is down to different chelators being used in the powders vs the Tropica PN bottle.
 

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nry said:
KN03 and KP04 dry salts mixed with water and Tropica PN for trace - I found the powdered trace clouded my water which is down to different chelators being used in the powders vs the Tropica PN bottle.
I use the same, for the same reasons

edit: :D oops, actually use dry salts straight into tank :)

chris
 

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My main tank uses EI dry salts from AE/ebay, I find on a larger scale it's easier and also cheaper.
For ease, I use TPN+ for my nano and also I generally find TPN+ in the bargain trolley at the LFS - but I'd use dry salts if/when I run out.
 

john starkey

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Hi all,i used to use dry powders but i now use tpn+,easy carbo,and tpn,and get this dosage,
tpn+ 7mls 5 days,15mls easy carbo 5 days,tpn 10mls 5 days,6th day rest,7th water change and start again,i realise its costly but it suits me, regards john.
 

Tony Swinney

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Hi all.

I'm trying them all :lol: the discus tank takes home brewed All In One solution with dry salts from AE, the nano takes TPN+ (with KNO3 added ;) ) and I'm trying ADA Brighty ferts for the first 3 months in the optiwhite :oops: However this will change to EI once the 3 mth supply has ran out :D

Cheers
Tony
 

chris1004

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I now use full EI dosing with AE dry powders including their trace mix. Have only experienced clouding from the trace mix when I have added flourish excel at the same time, it goes in 24hrs and doesn't seem to effect the fish though.
 
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