Perpetual Preservation SystemTM

The most accurate Aquatic plant fertilizers

 

Chemicals

The elements plants need are available as safe chemicals that are simple salts, called fertilizers. They are in essence dissolved natural rocks similar to mineral water drinks. These fertilizer chemicals have been produced and used by agriculture and horticulture industries to grow plants for decades. The aquarium fertilizers are not different for the reason that almost all are made of the same chemicals. The only difference is in the application technique.

FAQ

What chemicals do I need to order?
K2SO4 Potassium sulfate
KNO3 Potassium nitrate
KH2PO4 Monopotassium phosphate
MgSO4 Magnesium sulfate
CaSO4 Calcium sulfate
TE Trace Element Mix, (2% Mn, 7% Fe, 0.4% Zn, 0.1% Cu, 1.3% B, 0.06% Mo) or CSM+B Plantex

Where can I get the chemicals from?
There are many options where to get the chemicals.

http://www.greenleafaquariums.com
http://www.aquariumfertilizer.com
http://www.hydroponics.com and Hydroponics Stores
http://www.plantprod.com for large quantity
MgSO4 is also available as Epsom salt in Drug Stores and Pharmacies as bath salt.
Trace Element Mix can be substituted by any local fish store good Trace Element product containing the same elements. (2% Mn, 7% Fe, 0.4% Zn, 0.1% Cu, 1.3% B, 0.06% Mo)

How long will dry chemicals last?
There is no expiry date on dry chemicals. As long as they are kept dry in plastic sealed bags they are ok.

Can I mix chemicals together?
No, unless specified by dosing solution recipe.

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