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 > Yellow Plants

Thread: Yellow Plants 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:
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)
11-18-2013 09:10 PM
dzega I bet on Lack of macronutrients.
11-18-2013 04:04 PM
Zapins Ok just wondering if it has nutrients in it like aqua soil. Probably not then. Straight RO water is probably not so good long term unless you add back some minerals or mix it with tap water.
11-18-2013 11:59 AM
Cormorin My LFS said to use RO water instead of tap which is very HARD in our area. Anubias and sword plants like hard hence they are doing well.

What do you think ?

Also nothing useful on the substrate package, I think it's cheap stuff......
11-18-2013 09:02 AM
Cormorin I'll go down the LFS and get a photo of the JBL package.

The light is one 15w T8 - I know it's too low but I have. Aplastic lid and can't upgrade.
11-18-2013 12:11 AM
Zapins Sorry I didn't see your thread earlier. I usually don't check this forum as often as my other one.

Your descriptions are pretty good in the first post. The photos you took are mostly of slow growing plants which are not very easy to diagnose deficiencies from. But from your descriptions of the stem plants and the anubias photo I think you are experiencing a nitrogen deficiency. Older leaves will die from tip towards stem, new growth remains healthy looking until the deficiency becomes severe then new leaves steadily grow out smaller and smaller until the growing tip stops growing entirely.

You can add more nitrogen by using potassium nitrate, though root tabs might work as well.

I am surprised your moss died, it usually needs very little light and nutrients to get by. What wattage and type (T5 / T8 / T12 / PC fluorescent?) is your light?

What is JBL Manado substrate? Do you have a nutrient analysis of it in English? I can't understand the manual for it: http://www.jbl.de/en/download/9381/P...oduktblatt.pdf
11-17-2013 08:52 PM
Cormorin
Photo

Photo 5
11-17-2013 08:51 PM
JoraaŃ http://www.aquaticplantcentral.com/f...e-diagram.html
11-17-2013 08:51 PM
Cormorin
Photo

Photo 4
11-17-2013 08:50 PM
Cormorin
Photo

Photo 3
11-17-2013 08:49 PM
Cormorin
Photo

Photo 2
11-17-2013 08:48 PM
Cormorin
Photo

Photo 1
11-17-2013 08:28 PM
Cormorin Wet calc
11-17-2013 07:59 PM
Cormorin Really, no-one got any advice ?
11-06-2013 08:16 PM
Cormorin
Yellow Plants

Hi

I have a problem with slow growing plants and some with yellow leaves.

My tanks is:
12G
6700K light on 10hrs / day
JBL Manado substrate with sand/gravel overlay
DIY CO2 system
PH7.2
Temp 28degC
Interpet IPF2 Filter
Weekly 1/3 water change with HARD tape water
I have an air stone also but turned it off to get greater CO2 absorption.
I add 5ml Nutrafin Plant Gro every three days.
Once every month Algae Destroyer Liquid.

Fish:
2 Dwarf Gourami
2 Raindows
6 Lampeye
6 Ember Tetra
2 Assassin Snails
4 Ghost Shrimp

Plants:
2 Large Moss Balls
Juncus Repens - newly planted going yellow at tips
Ophiopogon Japonica - newly planted going yellow at tips
Pogostemon Helferi - newly planted seems ok but quiet small at the moment
Java Moss on wood - all died but think that was due to put in crack on wood and got no light.
Dwarf Hairgrass - newly planted too early to say but
Anubias - well established doing well but very slow growth.

WALISSI - established but old leaves yellow and holes, new look ok.
BACCOPA MONNERIA - planted, all leave fell off so cut back to gravel and waiting to see if regrows.
I also have a plant which has regrown from nothing which is now doing well. Can not remember name but it's a true water plant, long thin leaves like streamer, very common

Hope I can get some help for a CHEAP nutrient plan and some advice with the plants, growing rate and yellowing.

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 03:15 PM.


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