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[APD] Help please - Florapride overdose?
I have ordered the ingredients Mono Potassium Phosphate, Potassium Nitrate,
Mono Potassium Phosphate and Plantex CSM. They have not been delivered yet.
I have crypts that are devloping pinholes and if you look through the leaves
from the bottom you can see more holes forming that have not went all the
way through yet. From what I have read this is likely a potassium defiency.
The LFS has very little to choose from so in the mean time I purchased
Flourapride, analysis shows soulble potash (ko2) 3%: min iron (fe) .19%: min
Directions say that when first added to use 2 tsp (10ml) per 10 gallons of
water and each water change to add 2 tsp (10ml) per 2gallons of water.
Can this be safely dosed at 20ml/10gal (double the recomended inital dose)
to try stop any further damage. I have read that many of the "bottle"
supplements can safely be used at higher doses. Would this harm the fish or
cause an algae bloom or like I _hope_ kick the plants back towards health?
Would if nothing else it be safe to do this and the next day do a water
change to remove the excess?
sand blast substrate
moderately planted with tons of water sprite,some java fern "windlov",
crypts wendii, tiny vals, small bolbitis, ocelot sword, dwarf sag,
microsword, moneywort, microsword.
3 x 40 watt fluorescent (2 "sunshine" 1 "aquarium and plant" less than 3
months old) (2.18 watts per gallon I can twist on another bulb and raise it
Combo of RO and some tap water (tap water here is very hard)
Water changes 15-20 gallons once a week (have to haul in RO water) :(
aprox 9 ghost shrimp ( I can never find them all at once)
1 male betta
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