Potassium nitrate is an explosive and flammable material as well as being a fertilizer. It is the POW in gun powder and the WOW in fireworks. We will not ship more than 4 lbs of potassium nitrate to anywhere except the United States of America.
I am willing to send potassium nitrate, the only potentially explosive or flammable product we carry, to anyone who orders it; even internationally, as long as the international customers understand that they are responsible for explaining the purchase of potassium nitrate to their customs authorities. There is an alternative to potassium nitrate for those who are concerned with questions from customs. The alternative product is calcium nitrate.
Premixed fertilizer ingredients:
Macro Micro Nutrient Mix is composed of equal parts by weight of potassium nitrate, potassium sulfate, Plantex CSM + Boron, and magnesium sulfate.
Plantex CSM + B is composed of 1.50% magnesium, 0.10% chelated copper, 7.0% chelated iron, 2.0% manganese, 0.06% molybdenum, 0.40% zinc, 0.04% boron.
Barrs GH Booster is composed of 1 part magnesium sulfate, 3 parts potassium sulfate and 3 parts calcium sulfate. One Tablespoon or 16 grams will raise the GH of 20 gallons of water by 3 degrees or 1meg/liter.
What is the chemical formula of magnesium sulfate? Magnesium sulfate, also known as epsom salts, is MgSO4*7H2O.
Substrate Root tabs custom made for aqauriumfertilizer.com to contain 20 trace elements. Content analysis, NPK analysis: 1.0-.17-3.0; total nitrogen 1.00%; phosphate 0.17%; soluble potash 3.00%;calcium 2.00%; magnesium 2.50% (1.80%water soluble); boron 0.02%; iron15.00% (.45% water soluble, 0.05% chelated iron); manganese 0.15% (0.08% water soluble); molybdenum 0.0005%; zinc (soluble) 0.001%. Derived from blood meal, calcium phosphate, potassium-magnesiun sulfate, calcium sulfate, magnesium sucrate, socium borate, iron sucrate, ferrous sulfate, iron chelate EDTA, maganese sulfate, sodium molybdate, and zinc sulfate
Substrate Root Zone Tabs are a time release formula of micro or trace nutrients. Place one or two tabs under the root of a large plant or the roots of 3 or 4 small plants in a cluster. These will last about 4 months.
Iron chelate: What is used to chelate the iron 13%? EDTA is the chelator. Ferrous gluconate is chelated with gluconate. Mix and dose iron compounds separately from other fertilizers to avoid tank cloudiness.
Mixing and dosing instructions:
Plantex CSM + B: Mix with a ratio of 1/4 cup of CSM + B to 2 cups water (or 60g to 500 ml). Dose 1-4 drops per gallon per day. One gallon is equal to 3.758 liters. Start with the lowest dose of 1 drop per gallon per day and stay with that dose for 2-3 weeks before deciding to increase the dose. Increase the dose based on the needs of your plants. There are 76 drops in a teaspoon.
Macro Micro Nutrient mixing instructions: Mix with a ratio of 1/4 cup of Macro Micro Nutrient Mix to 2 cups water (or 60g to 500 ml). Dose 1-4 drops per gallon per day. One gallon is equal to 3.785 liters. Start with the lowest dose of 1 drop per gallon per day and stay with that dose for 2-3 weeks before deciding to increase the dose. Increase the dose based on the needs of your plants. There are 76 drops in a teaspoon.
Ferrous gluconate: Mix 1/8 cup (about 20 grams) ferrous gluconate to !/4 cup water (250 ml) water to make 10,000 ppm solution Fe2+. Add 1 teaspoon (5 mls) of this stock solution to 12.5 gallons water for an initial concentration of 0.26 ppm. Periodically add stock solution at this dosage or as required to maintain about 0.10 ppm iron in solution.Mix and dose iron compounds separately from other fertilizers to avoid tank cloudiness.
Shipping methods and costs:
What carrier do you use? We use USPS flat rate priority mail for domestic delivery and USPS Priority Mail International for international delivery. There is no tracking available from the United States Postal Service even though a tracking number is issued. For domestic orders the tracking number will tell you that we have requested a shipping label and it will inform you that the item has been delivered. Nothing more. There is no information available for international orders except that we have requested a shipping label. Orders are filled and shipped every day that the Post Office is open for business.
What are the shipping and handling costs? There are recent (March 2013 changes in the postal rates necessitating an increase.)
Shipping and handling costs are based on weight as follows:
Flat rate envelope with up to 4 lbs of fertilizers $ 8
Medium flat rate box with up to 18 lbs of fertilizers $15
Large flat rate box with up to 26 lbs of fertilizers $20
Flat rate envelopes with up to 4 lbs of fertilizers $22
Medium flat rate boxes with up to 20 lbs of fertilizers $42
Flat rate envelopes with up to 4 lbs of fertilizers $26
Medium flat rate boxes with up to 20 lbs of fertilizers $62
Do you offer any discounts?
Our current discount is when you buy a multiple of five of any product, you receive a sixth of the same product at no extra cost. If you belong to an aquarium society, club or association, Aquariumfertilizer.com will be happy to arrange a discount for your group members. Please let us know if you are interested.
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