How do I store my liquid ferts?

Discussion in 'Aquarium Fert Dosing' started by ulster exile, 8 Jul 2008.

  1. ulster exile

    ulster exile Member

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    Are they ok in the cupboard under my tank or should I be fridging them? Only asking as I noticed that my trace mix appears to have some mould or something on it!
     
  2. Matt Holbrook-Bull

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    well my gin never lasts long enough to go in the fridge...

    ... no wait.. you said ferts :)
     
  3. ulster exile

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    Gin? Bluech! Whisky's what you want mate, 'specially the good stuff from the right side of the Irish sea :p

    Only the trace mix lasts any length of time - I make up 250ml batches and dose 10ml 3 times a week, so it can last 8 weeks really.
     
  4. Matt Holbrook-Bull

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    I do like whiskey.. but I have extremely expensive tastes. I find the cheaper stuff tastes like Jeyes Fluid!

    seriously though.. Ive never had a problem with under the tank storage. but if your struggling then lowering the temperature is always going to slow things down.
     
  5. ulster exile

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    Cheers Matt, confirmed what I thought!

    And as for the whisky - you get what you pay for!
     
  6. Lisa_Perry75

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    Heya Chrisi,
    Yes try fridging, or try freezing some. Try using water that you pre-boiled (and left to cool). Try using a sterilised bottle.

    Or try all of the above!
     

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