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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V4 #433
Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2000 12:49:08 -0600
>From: Phil Behrends <macsrock at mac_com>
>Subject: Dosing K2SO4
>While battling my recent green water outbreak, I've come to the conclusion
>that my tank may be potassium limited. A number of people suggested dosing
>Potassium Sulfate (K2SO4). Having not yet shopped for it yet (gonna visit
>the local hydroponics stores this weekend until I find it), I am wondering
>how it comes. Is it powder or otherwise a dry mixture, or liquid? How do you
>folks mix yours? How much should be dosed at a time? Any information
>concerning this would be helpful.
>Colorado Springs, CO
Try a gardening supply place. Green All's Sulfur of Potash. It looks like
grey gravel. Cost about 4.99$ for a lifetime supply. K+ won't solve GW BTW.
It has little if any effect. It will help your plants though!