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post #23 of (permalink) Old 02-19-2013, 01:50 AM Thread Starter
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Browning Plants-Help

Originally Posted by rileynapalm View Post
With a high-light style tank, your plants will be using up quite a bit, if not all of the available nutrients in a short period of time. This means algae can thrive! Having .5 Phosphates isn't too bad. You could certainly bump it up just a bit. But you could be lacking in Nitrates (NO3) too. Here's a good article that helped me out when I was first trying to understand fertilizers and the (roughly) ideal PPM's of your planted tank. See if it helps, and ask as many questions as you need to!

Sorry- didnt see the link to your quote. Can you repost?
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