“Micro Lush 1” readily combines with existingmacro nutrientsin the aquariumforimmediate assimulation by the aquatic plants. Containsmicro nutrients,macro elements, essentialminerals and trace elements. It does not contain nitrate or phosphate. A 120-ml/4.06-oz. bottle of “Micro Lush 1” issufficientfor 1817 liters or 480 gallons of a densely planted aquarium. 5-ml of “Micro Lush 1” for 10-gallon water provides a chelated iron value of 0.16 ~0.17mg/l Unlikemacro-nutrients which are always present via the nitrogen cycle,micro-nutrient depletion occurs constantly and is non-regenerative in an aquarium. Dose “Micro Lush 1” atregular intervalsformaintenance.
It is beneficial to monitor the iron level frequently. Values between 0.1 and 0.2mg/l is normally adequate for good plant growth. Initial value of up to 0.5mg/l can be useful forintensive planted aquarium. A reliable iron test kit, able to detect chelated iron is essential. Symptoms of deficiencies: Iron: Yellowish leaves between the veins. Ideal values: 0.1 - 0.2 mg/l Magnesium: Yellowish leaves between the veins (old and young leaves). In-curved leaves.Idea values: 5 - 15 mg/l Calcium: stunted growth, curly and falling leaves, discoloration in new leaves. Idea values: 10 - 15 mg/l Potassium: Stagnant plant growth, limpy foliage. Ideal values: 5 - 9 mg/l