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Old 10-10-2008, 02:45 PM   #1
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What's the best way to fertilize anubias?


The leaves on my anubia are turning yellow and I was told this is an iron defficiency. So I'm fertilizing wth liquid ferts. Fluorite is out of the question but I'm wondering if there is anything else that would help the anubias get some food.

How do they take up their nutrients? Rhizome? leaves?
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Old 10-10-2008, 03:44 PM   #2
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How do you have them planted? Typically they get their nutrients throught he water column since you don't bury them in the substrate.
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Old 10-10-2008, 04:32 PM   #3
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if your using liquid ferts, get some florish iron, should perk it back up and probably help you other plants as well.
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I have them weighted down actually. The rhizones are NOT buried. Okie doke sounds like I'm on the right track with the liquid ferts (with iron). I started dosing 4 days ago, i was hoping the leaves would start turning green again.

Anyone know when that should start to happen?
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Old 10-10-2008, 06:08 PM   #5
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Yellowing anubia leaves can also be an N or K deficiency also.
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