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Discussion in 'Advanced Strategies and Fertilization' started by jonathan11, Mar 12, 2005.

  1. jonathan11

    jonathan11 Lifetime Charter Member
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    Jan 24, 2005
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    Accomplished my 30 gallon water change (weekly). Question- Would like to know how many mls of trace I need to add at the w/c- using Greg's Plantex CSM + Boron at 1 tsp per 167 mls. Is this set to establish a certain iron level? Didn't see in the EI what the desired level of iron @ w/c should be. My seeing eye dog needs a day off once in a while!
  2. Greg Watson

    Greg Watson Administrator
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    Jan 23, 2005
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    Re: Traces

    Tom's EI recommends 5 ml of traces per 20 gallons ... the typical do-it-yourself trace solution is not quite as concentrated as a commercial solution, so you need to multiply this by 1.25 to get the equivalent dosage ...

    Here's the math ...


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