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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-14-2012, 03:19 PM Thread Starter
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Anubias leaves curling down

I just switched over to EI dosing in my 55 gal about a week ago and have just noticed that the new growth on my Anubias leaves seem to be curling downward. I dose the recommended amounts for a 40-60 gal that's in the sticky at the top of this sub forum. Off my head I think it's 1/2 tsp kno3, 1/8 kh2po4, 1/8 tsp kso3 on MWF and 1/8tsp millers, 1/16 tsp fe dtpa 10% on TRS. What am I lacking to cause this deficiency?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-14-2012, 05:18 PM
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Assuming good CO2, add some calcium in the form of CaNO3 with each water. I had a similar issue in my tank, but after adding calcium, future growth was alright.

You could also add crushed coral to your filter media, or try a combination of the two.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-14-2012, 06:28 PM Thread Starter
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Is there a calcium supplement without NO3 as I have a pretty good size bio load and already dose KNO3? Or anything around the house I could add?
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