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Old 12-01-2007, 07:09 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: Once more about soft vs. hard water and Ca:Mg ratios

Thanks for the interesting info!

I've always felt that hard water (more specifically water with high KH) requires higher dosing of ferts to avoid deficiencies. Also I recommend avoiding the use of gluconate as an iron chelator as I don't think it works well with high KH.

I've also found that in high KH water, BBA is very difficult to avoid, even with adequate CO2 levels and good ferts.

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