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I got my master test kit in the mail yesterday and yes you know it I went right away and tested my water.

Here are the readings:
p.H: 6.8
Nitrate: 0
Nitrite: 0
Ammonia: 0

I believe I am suppose to have at least 5-10ppm of nitrite?
 

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Yeah sorry, I get those mixed around a lot. Would Flourish nitrogen work? I have flourish excel and it's basically a secondary if my DIY C02 doesn't work.
 

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The problem with using Flourish Nitrogen or any commercial fert for dosing macros is that they require you to dose a whole lot of it to reach your desired range. Try KNO3 from Greg Watson, it's going to save you a lot of money and while dosing NO3 you are also dosing K, too.
 

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Yeah greg is gone for the week but hes goingt to be back on tuesday. He has a lot of micro and macro nutrients that I will probably buy.
 

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If you want to get KNO3 right away you can use Greenlight stump remover which I found at Lowes. It is reported to be pure KNO3.I have been using it with no problems. Any one else using this?
 

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Never heard of it, i'll stick with the dry ferts from greg watson. It shouldn't be too long before I get the chance to buy them.
 

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Green light is a dry powder. I used Greg for my other products. I would find some small storage containers you can use, because he ships his stuff in quart size plastic bags. He is very quick on shipping,and I will use him again.
 

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Phillyman said:
If you want to get KNO3 right away you can use Greenlight stump remover which I found at Lowes. It is reported to be pure KNO3.I have been using it with no problems. Any one else using this?
I have been for a year and a half now, and still on the same bottle with four tanks. It is pure potassium nitrate & works very well, no complaints here.
 

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Greg watson is back today, will contact him shortly for the macro and micro nutrients. Can't wait!
 

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Here are the powdered fertilizers I am going to buy from Greg Watson.

- 1lb. Plantex CSM + B
- 1lb. KN03 Potassium Nitrate
- 1lb. KH2P04 Mono Potassium Phosphate

Probably will dose 1/2 teaspoon of each.
 
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