This site is supported by the advertisements on it, please disable your AdBlocker so we can continue to provide you with the quality content you expect.
  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. Unfortunately for Photobucket users, things have changed in a big way as of June 26th they are rolling out a $399 per year subscription fee for those who want to hotlink images from Photobucket’s servers to display elsewhere.
    This does not mean it only affects this site, It now means that billions of images across the Web now display an error message instead of the image in question. :(
    https://barrreport.com/threads/attention-photobucket-users.14377/
    Dismiss Notice

Does it matter how you add ferts?

Discussion in 'CO2 Enrichment' started by SpongeBob SquarePlants, Dec 24, 2006.

  1. SpongeBob SquarePlants

    SpongeBob SquarePlants Prolific Poster

    Joined:
    Dec 11, 2006
    Messages:
    35
    Likes Received:
    0
    I know this might seem like a dumb question but does it matter where/how you pour ferts into the tank?

    I know that the fert/solution will disolve into the tanks water but should I just dump it in or pour it around evenly? My 130g tank is kinda long, I was curious if I dumped my ferts all in the same place every time would the plants at that location grow more than the ones on the other side of the tank, does that make sense?

    Thanks!
     
  2. reiverix

    reiverix Lifetime Members
    Lifetime Member

    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2005
    Messages:
    270
    Likes Received:
    0
    Don't sweat it. It isn't an issue.

    I usually try to squirt my ferts into the jet stream from my filters, just for good measure. If you have good enough water movement for a healthy tank you have good enough water movement to adequately distribute your ferts.

    I've never noticed improved growth in the areas that I use to dose ferts. They don't stay in one place for very long. Even in a nano with no filter or pump, when dosing iron (dark color), the cloud quickly breaks up and disappears.

    It's always nice to have one more thing not to worry about.
     
Loading...

Share This Page