New and learning feedback please(pics added)?

paul.stopher

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Hi. Could I possibly get some feed back on my planted tank set up and fert dosing.
I’ve been up and running for about 5 Months and most things seem to be going well. Except DIY CO2 stability.

Tank- Rio 400 (350l)
Filtration- Juwel internal no carbon and Rena Filstar XP3
Water- 50-50 RO, tap ph 6.8 gh 4-5
Lighting- 2x36w T8 8hrs a day
CO2- DIY changed every 2wks. Drop checker showing Yellow in the morning and green by lights out.
Substrate- Tropica plant sub topped with sand

Macro Solution-33g Potassium Nitrate 7.2g Potassium Phosphate
250ml Water
Trace Solution-10gChelated Trace Element
250mlWater

Dosing- Sun 25% water change.
Sun tues thurs Macro 20ml.
Mon Wed Fri Trace 10ml
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Any advice greatfully received.

Thanks Paul
 
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Re: New and learning feedback please?

Paul

Your write up regarding stats seems ok - the proof in the pudding is down to how your tank looks - I would add some picy then the thread replies will flood in

Paul.
 

Nick16

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Re: New and learning feedback please?

is your house full of DIY co2 bottles, that must be a hell of a task to do a 400L tank :lol:

get a pic up. im intrigued.
 
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