I've been using this solution for a few months now and I haven't got any noticable deficiencies so I'm guessing the roots can get at the nutrients.fishgeek said:will precipitates of iron be unbound by root chemistry i the substrate?
I don't, I use tap water same as I put in my tank, seeing as I do 50% water changes with it weekly I figured that an extra 10ml a day of it wont hurt! I do boil it (and allow to cool!) before I make the solution though.are you only using distilled water to ensure ratios of dissolved elements stay the same ... ie a clean slate
Well I wouldn't go for the fizzing orange flavoured ones if I were you! Basically it needs to be the same concentration as ascorbic acid and the only way to guarantee that is to buy the actual powder. You can get it on ebay nice and cheap.would any old vit c be appropriate?
Mine's the trace colour too, I think it depends on what colour traces you have. It seems to be fine.SteveUK said:Fingers crossed eh? Ooh, is it supposed to go green? Mine seems a little brown/AE trace coloured. I'm wondering if I should add a little more stabiliser just in case?
Also, you can use my excel calculator, which will automatically give you all the amounts in teaspoons too.YzemaN said: