The Planted Tank Forum - Reply to Topic
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > Specific Aspects of a Planted Tank > Plants > Wisteria dying but nothing else (suddenly)

Thread: Wisteria dying but nothing else (suddenly) Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

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:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

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.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
12-05-2012 06:39 PM
Shimagoma
Quote:
Originally Posted by urbguy View Post
Also, did you mess with the ones your brought to your work tank, like root trimming? We often times think this plant is a super plant (it really is), thinking we can do anything and it'll still survive.
well the work tank was the parent tank of all my wisteria plants, so the idea that it might just be too old now might be true. I trimmed a few roots and thinned it but other than that nothing has changed hmmm...
12-05-2012 04:06 PM
urbguy
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shimagoma View Post
gah! Maybe I should take some tops from my 30gal? That one is doing PERFECT (if not too perfect heh) Ill bring a bundle from the home tank that is nice and fresh and i spose that would be a good way to test for deficiencies and things of the sort?

might be time to clean it out and do some replanting
Also, did you mess with the ones your brought to your work tank, like root trimming? We often times think this plant is a super plant (it really is), thinking we can do anything and it'll still survive.
12-05-2012 04:01 PM
Shimagoma
Quote:
Originally Posted by urbguy View Post
Transporting and replanting problems? Thats one thing I can think of; however, there is another instance... In college, my girlfriend and I had a 10 gallon tank that had only wisteria. It's one hell of a plant, we didn't add any additives to the tank and it grew like wildfire. I did notice that wisteria has a limited lifespan. After about 6-8 months, after it's reached it's most beautiful peak, I did notice that my plant did exactly what you're describing.
gah! Maybe I should take some tops from my 30gal? That one is doing PERFECT (if not too perfect heh) Ill bring a bundle from the home tank that is nice and fresh and i spose that would be a good way to test for deficiencies and things of the sort?

might be time to clean it out and do some replanting
12-05-2012 03:54 PM
urbguy
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shimagoma View Post
I moved my 10gal recently to work, replaced a bulb added CO2 and ferts and then BOOM my dwarf hairgrass took off BUT my wisteria which grows like CRAZY in all of my other tanks is dying suddenly? Its my fave plant and i usually have no problem with it at all but the edges are turning brown the growth is pale stunted and it is just withering away (curling up like it got baked?) Im not sure what I have done to it, everything else is looking fine, so I upped the ferts a hair and trimmed things back to help promote growth but nothing so far.

the tank has trumpet snails for aeration, there is soil underneath (that is less than a year old) for ferts and I add to the water. I have little to no algae and nothing I do seems to be helping the plants. Suggestions? Ideas?
halp!

also as a side note, no melting, the leaves are not transparent or soft, they look just like a tomato plant that was left in the sun too long? Can you some how burn the plant? the light shouldnt be too high (if anything it should be too low...)

thanks!
Transporting and replanting problems? Thats one thing I can think of; however, there is another instance... In college, my girlfriend and I had a 10 gallon tank that had only wisteria. It's one hell of a plant, we didn't add any additives to the tank and it grew like wildfire. I did notice that wisteria has a limited lifespan. After about 6-8 months, after it's reached it's most beautiful peak, I did notice that my plant did exactly what you're describing.
12-05-2012 03:29 PM
Shimagoma
Wisteria dying but nothing else (suddenly)

I moved my 10gal recently to work, replaced a bulb added CO2 and ferts and then BOOM my dwarf hairgrass took off BUT my wisteria which grows like CRAZY in all of my other tanks is dying suddenly? Its my fave plant and i usually have no problem with it at all but the edges are turning brown the growth is pale stunted and it is just withering away (curling up like it got baked?) Im not sure what I have done to it, everything else is looking fine, so I upped the ferts a hair and trimmed things back to help promote growth but nothing so far.

the tank has trumpet snails for aeration, there is soil underneath (that is less than a year old) for ferts and I add to the water. I have little to no algae and nothing I do seems to be helping the plants. Suggestions? Ideas?
halp!

also as a side note, no melting, the leaves are not transparent or soft, they look just like a tomato plant that was left in the sun too long? Can you some how burn the plant? the light shouldnt be too high (if anything it should be too low...)

thanks!

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


All times are GMT. The time now is 12:33 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012