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Old 01-11-2015, 01:34 PM   #1
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Hello everyone, I'm out of liquid ferts so I will be going to get more. My question is what is a good fert to get my corkscrew val to explode. They are in a dirted tank and I dose api leaf zone right now. Not much growth has happened. Thanks for the advice.


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Old 01-11-2015, 06:19 PM   #3
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A lot of people who dose commercial liquid ferts dose API Leafzone and Seachem Flourish Comprehensive together. Leafzone is only iron and potassium and the Flourish will add many of the necessary micro nutrients needed. While you still may end up a bit short on the macro side the combination of those two liquid ferts will give your plants a solid base of nutrients.
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Okay thanks I'll get those.


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Old 01-11-2015, 07:46 PM   #6
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Would substrate ferts be useful for val?
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They certainly wouldn't hurt although vals are more water column feeders. I wouldn't bother in a dirted tank though.
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Many thanks - I'll try some with more clay and see if it makes a differance.
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Just watch out using any Excel or Glut. Vals don't like it.


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