55 gal startup

jrneuzil

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Hi,
I have taken down my 20 gal and transfered th Eco-complete and plants into a new 55 gal I set up. Info the 55 is below. My question is how soon should I restart my EI regeime, or should it start it right away. I have it planted to about 60% of available planting space and plan to pack it tighter on Tuesday when I can get to the fish store.
I would also be interested in any recommendations on dosing amounts in the 55. I dose stuff from Gregg, Plantex CSM +b, KH2PO4 and KNO3.




55 gal,
260 watts of PC
PH is currently 7.62
KH is 22 (yes thats high)
Temp 75
GH is 14 (really)
 

Tom Barr

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Re: 55 gal startup

Basically double the routine for a 20 and add about 1/2 teaspoon KNO3, 1/8 KH2PO4, GH related dosing at 2x, and about 15mls 3x a week traces.

Regards,
Tom Barr