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post #11 of (permalink) Old 10-06-2012, 03:39 AM
No more Bow ties
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Well, the gist of the comments from everybody is it's your light, nothing to do with your tap water, silicates and what not. You need to lower your lights or add CO2, and add fertilizers including phosphates. Plants need them to live.

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