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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-04-2012, 06:59 PM Thread Starter
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Jungle val melting

I have had jungle val in my high light co2 tank for a month and a half now, and the new growth just seems to melt away. anyone know why??
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-04-2012, 07:40 PM
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maybe root rot. if you crushed your roots when planting your vallis, you will find black/brown rot on the roots when you remove it from your tank. U have to cut it off and trim back your heathy roots a little before gently replanting. Also, remove dying leaves from your vallis. they will encourage rotting, and unbalance your nitrate cycle

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-05-2012, 02:48 PM Thread Starter
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They are shooting new runners like crazy. The leaves at the top of the water are brown.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-05-2012, 07:18 PM
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Tank parameters (Temp, pH, KH, NO3, Photoperiod, Percent/Frequency of Water Changes) and dosing regime (Macros, Micros, Trace) may be helpful. Also, are you dosing Excel at all?

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