Need advise on using NPK and CaMgS fert as root tabs

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Need advise on using NPK and CaMgS fert as root tabs

Unread postby jimclassic » Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:02 pm

Hi,

I have got NPK fertilizer which is for garden plants. And another fert of Ca+Mg+S combination, this also is for garden plants. Is it safe to make root tabs of these two for aquatic plants and will this be safe for fishes and shrimps?

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Re: Need advise on using NPK and CaMgS fert as root tabs

Unread postby sushant » Thu Mar 01, 2018 10:46 pm

An easier approach will be to go with the off the shelf aquarium ferts because it will have a clear documentation of the dosage and you won't have to worry about the ill consequences of adding an unknown chemical.

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Re: Need advise on using NPK and CaMgS fert as root tabs

Unread postby anandjm » Sat Mar 03, 2018 1:50 am

Better to have N P and K separately rather than premixed. This allows for better control on dosing. Same with Ca+Mg. Unless they are slow release, not recommended for root tabs.

Check out articles on https://barrreport.com/ for dosing info.