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Need to dose KNO3 like a 120G tank, should I up Traces as well?

Discussion in 'General Plant Topics' started by Whiskey, Jan 3, 2014.

  1. Whiskey

    Whiskey Member

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    Hello all!

    For my tank, it is recommended that I dose 3/4 tsp KNO3, however the levels 0 out too fast, so I find myself dosing 1.25 tsp to keep Nitrate detectable.

    The recommended quantity of P04 is fine for my aquarium, probably because I overfeed my discus.

    Should I also dose that much more CSM+B? IE 1/2 tsp instead of 1/4 based on the idea that if I am consuming Nitrate than I am likely consuming the companion quantity of trace as well?

    Thank you!
    Whiskey
     
  2. BigFlusher

    BigFlusher Prolific Poster

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    Linji Yixuan (臨濟義玄)?

    Yes, I would raise the trace, really everything; EI is after all “estimative index” and from what I have seen is for moderate growth range.
    Joe
    沒有佛法給。(I have no Dharma to give.)
    我只治病和撤消節 (I only cure diseases and undo knots.)
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