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post #158 of (permalink) Old 02-28-2013, 04:48 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by Jeffww View Post
Do you think that there's a high likelihood that I have too much light? I'm getting stunting in my R. rotundifolia of all things.
Intuitively only, I think you probably have high light, but I don't see that stunting any plants. Any stunting would be from a shortage of a nutrient, probably CO2. With high light you do need a lot of dissolved CO2 in the water to enable the plants to grow as fast as the light is driving them to grow.

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