[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: [APD] PMDD recipe -- help please!
They're designed to break down over 6 months in soil. Basic biology
of the decomposition process applies to them. More moisture and heat
with optimal aeration=faster decompostion. I think the time for any
garden-type slow release fertilizers to break down in an aquarium will
be drastically reduced. I work as a horticulturist and use slow
release fertilizers all the time. They break down significantly in 5
months in a short cold growing season. Most of that decomposition
takes place mid to late June through mid-September.
I would think to stay away from any ferilizers using a large
percentage of Ammonium Nitrate for the aquarium. I have used it in
small amounts, 2 ml of 4.7% for 20 gal., but I only use that fert.
occasionally for the traces.
Port Washington, WI
> Putting those pebbles into your
> substrate could be about as effective in nuking your tank as using
> Dynamite. And there is no guarantee that they will take 6 months to
> dissolve. They could all dissolve in a couple of days.
Aquatic-Plants mailing list
Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com