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FAQ: Will the copper in such and such fertilizer kill my shrimp?

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While shrimp are more sensitive to copper than other inhabitants, normal dosing of the fertilizers which I sell will not kill your shrimp.  Here is a cool link regarding this subject:  

http://www.aquariumcalculators.com/copper-toxicity-invertebrates-fish-planted-aquarium/

For example, normal EI dosing levels for CSM+B is 1/10th the amount of copper that would be harmful to even the most sensitive shrimp.

How to: Dosing Dry Fertilizers

Dosing InstructionsWhile there are many different dosing methods the two most common are EI or Estimative Index and PPS-PRO. People commonly ask which is best, which happens to be a nearly impossible question. What works best for one doesnt work best for the next. With that said I will start with explaining [...]

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Frequently Asked Questions: Do I need to add extra iron?

Another question that I am frequently asked: Do I need to add extra iron?If you are dosing CSM+B or Millers Microplex then you are already adding iron.  For most tanks this will be enough.  However in high light tanks or tanks with co2 injection it is very possible that you will be deficient in iron.  What are [...]

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Frequently Asked Questions: Do I need Gh booster?

A question that I am frequently asked is do I need Gh booster?This safe answer is normally yes for several reasons.  Number 1:  Gh booster supplies both Calcium and Magnesium, both of which are very important for the growth of your aquatic plants.  Number 2:  Knowing that you have hard water does not in itself mean you [...]

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