What's wrong with my sunset hygro - The Planted Tank Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 09-26-2013, 09:46 PM Thread Starter
Planted Tank Obsessed
rwong2k's Avatar
PTrader: (2/100%)
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Coquitlam,BC
Posts: 452
What's wrong with my sunset hygro

Hi All,

The plant is growing very well in my aquarium but what parameters do I need it to get it to be bright pink? It was before when I received it.

i'm guessing the light isn't high enough, it's semi high light tank,
with co2 injection and ei dosing fertz, and everything is growing well in there and small signs of gda on the glass, which the red ramshorn snails and bn plecos clean off daily, otherwise a pretty healthy tank.

oh the holes are from my bn plecos

rwong2k is online now  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 09-27-2013, 04:45 AM
Planted Tank Guru
Noahma's Avatar
PTrader: (8/100%)
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Thornton, Colorado
Posts: 4,205
Low nitrates will pull out the pink, its walking on a very fine line with high light though. Mine just has a touch of pink, I cannot get it bright pink without the other plants suffering.
Noahma is online now  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome