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Old 07-05-2004, 07:09 PM   #1
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How to keep Sunset Hygro to be pink?


The new leaves of my hygro are green instead of pink.
3 WPG, 9.5 hours per day. Should I increase the lighting length?
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Old 07-05-2004, 08:15 PM   #2
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I have read that to keep sunset hygro pink Nitrates must be low.
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Old 07-05-2004, 08:26 PM   #3
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Most red plants will show more red with CO2 and Nitrates around the 5ppm mark.

Are you running CO2 on your tank? You should be with 3WPG.
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Old 07-06-2004, 02:21 AM   #4
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I have DIY CO2.
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Old 07-07-2004, 04:32 AM   #5
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i also have always heard you have to starve the plants of nitrates. but i would not suggest you do it for too long.
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