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Old 02-12-2013, 02:09 PM   #11
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Been using Osmocote indoor outdoor formula since Late May ... no issues. The ice cube method's the way to get a few into the substrate in a specific area. My swords love them.
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Been using Osmocote indoor outdoor formula since Late May ... no issues. The ice cube method's the way to get a few into the substrate in a specific area. My swords love them.
I have an amazon sword, I can't wait to try this on them. Not trying to hi jack the thread... But does anyone have an opinion on if it would be overkill to do some of these Osmocote tabs (maybe start out with only 3-4 pellets instead of 6?) in addition to my seachem root tabs?
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I have an amazon sword, I can't wait to try this on them. Not trying to hi jack the thread... But does anyone have an opinion on if it would be overkill to do some of these Osmocote tabs (maybe start out with only 3-4 pellets instead of 6?) in addition to my seachem root tabs?
I suppose you could, but if you already have tabs, I'd say use them first.
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I agree, use your Seachem tabs up, then start using the new ones.
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I use oscomote root tabs for my swords, and it works really well. You have to start off slow then add more accordingly to whatever plants are showing phosphate deficiencies as oscomotes flower supplement is high in phosphates.

The way I incorporate them is by inserting them inside of coffee filters and pushing them down deep in the substrate.

I also use liquid potassium and API iron root tabs as well.
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