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Need advise on diy ferts

Discussion in 'Water Chemistry' started by Veerall, Sep 11, 2015.

  1. Veerall

    Veerall New Member

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    He guys i know certain chems to be added as ferts like.. CSM+B, potassium nitrate, potassium sulphate, epsom salt and glutaraldehyde 25%, but i dont know the proprortion and mixing etc. I have purchased those 500ml dosing bottles specially made for dosing. I want to know what to mix and howmuch to mix straight in a 500ml bottle. Would be very helpful. Also is any basic brand of these chemicals are ok since im from India? As they may have some impurities....
     
  2. sushant

    sushant Aspiring Aquascaper

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    This is what Rajiv sharma (scorpio) suggested on one of the Indian forum (Aquapetz):
    " Mix all of these chemicals in 500ml of RO water and Dose 1 ml for 40 liter water.
    K2SO4 – 29 grams
    KNO3 – 33 grams
    KH2PO4 – 3 grams
    MgSO4 – 20 grams

    CSM B - 40 grams in 500ml of RO water"

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    keithgh Moderator Staff Member

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    Sushant

    Thank you for posting that information.

    A few questions how long can it be stored for?
    How often would you use that fert mix?

    Keith:):)
     
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    Thanks bro.. very helpful... any advise for dosing?
     
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    keithgh Moderator Staff Member

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    Veerall

    That could depend on your plants the usual method is a little often is far better than a big dose now and then.

    Keith:):)
     
  6. sushant

    sushant Aspiring Aquascaper

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    Every alternate day for densely planted tank.but as Keith mentioned You can adjust the dosage depending on requirement.

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  7. Veerall

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    How do u test it? From where u got csmb? Pm me
     
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    sushant Aspiring Aquascaper

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    By observing the physical condition and growth rate of plants.

    For more clearity on the last post : you should make two separate solution, 1 for macro and other for CSM-B and the latter should be dosed after light out in alternation.

    CSM-B is not available in india but can be purchased online.we (people on indian forum) generally go for a group buy in order to split cost.

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  9. Veerall

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    See the link, what do u think?

    http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=647697&highlight=
     

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