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Old 08-30-2008, 08:31 PM   #1
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what is wrong with my jungle val?(pics)


i just rescaped my 60 gal to a island type scape.and the day after my jungle vals leaves started to sink now 2 days later they are starting to disenegrate...what is wrong with my jungle vals??? ps:i did uproot all of the plants when i rescaped and one is worse thank the other

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Old 08-30-2008, 08:47 PM   #2
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My only guess would be decaying from too much of a trim (that happened with me) or decaying from excel if your dosing it.
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Old 08-31-2008, 01:18 AM   #3
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do you know if it will perk back up or die off?
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Do you use excel? IF so it melts vals like no other. I have vals that were in an excel tank and are coming back slowly with co2 now, but not like they were before.
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Old 08-31-2008, 04:31 AM   #5
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Vals do not like to be uprooted once established. I collect mine wild and they always melt and about half will recover.
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Old 08-31-2008, 05:10 AM   #6
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if you have root tabs place a few near the vals to get them reestablished faster. Vals like to get nutrients from their roots so this seems to help them get back up really quickly!

especially if you are using a sandy substrate
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