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Old 06-25-2013, 05:11 AM   #1
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some of my plants leaves are looking thin??


They're my tallest ones,I can't remember the name of them. Pretty sure it starts with an a? Have like .5 watt per gallon led lighting, supposed to be good for my tank. Since these are supposedly low light plants, is it too much light for them?
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Old 06-25-2013, 05:44 AM   #2
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Anubias? Anacharis? Are you dosing any ferts?
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If you could upload a picture I am sure the good people of this forum would flood you with information.
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Anubis, I put a root tab in a couple weeks ago. I tried taking picture, but it doesn't show up that the leaves appear to be thinking. My moss balls are growing as well as some bulbs I put in of some sort if grass. Also my sword plants are giving runners. There us some algae starting to grow on the anubis also? The root tabs are supposed to last four weeks. I'm not sure what's in them though, got from fish store on ebay? Also having a little issue with nitrates being a little high. Was told that might be the riot tabs doing it? So wasn't sure if I should put another in?
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Picture doesn't show thin leaves.they are the anubis ones. My other plants are doing fine. Have 30 warty led light. Did put in plant root tab two weeks ago. Have no fish yet near nitrate is a little high
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so your anubias' new leaves are thin? like width wise? they get wider as the leaf matures, which may take a while with that extreme low light.
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Old 06-30-2013, 01:53 AM   #7
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Not thin width wise, more like becoming see through? I've read several places that 30 watt led is fine for 55 gallon as it's recommended .6 watts per gallon with led? Supposed to be good for all plants? I've heard a lot of people say it's plenty of light?
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This is the light fixture I have.



http://www.current-usa.com/aquarium-...water-led-plus


Is there a way to find the par without getting a meter?

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Old 07-04-2013, 07:00 AM   #9
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This is the light fixture I have.



http://www.current-usa.com/aquarium-...water-led-plus


Is there a way to find the par without getting a meter?
guessing or looking for others that have done PAR to it. I'm still working on my review for the freshwater LED + but here is the PDF of my PAR readings per depth.
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Start dosing API Leaf Zone. I believe it will help your Anubias.
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