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Help with ferts, plants growing but light green.

Not even l sure where to start or what info you’ll need. Pretty new to a totally planted tank. Have had java fern, water sprite, swords, anubias and moss before but in gravel tanks. Now I have a 10 gallon soil tank with a gravel cap with water sprite, amazon swords, wisteria, anubias, lidwigia and micro sword. It’s only been set up a little over a month but last week my tank started to leak and I had to get a new tank and transplant everything. My plants are getting new growth but everything but the anubias and water sprite is turning light green. I use the Seachem line of products. I have Flourish, Flourish Excel, potassium, nitrogen and phosphorous. I’ve tried figuring out the right dosage for a 10 gal for everything but it’s not easy. I’ve used the aquathusiast to see which nutrients would be deficient but still need help. Any pointers please!! Thanks.
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Do you have any water parameter information you could share? pH, dKH, dGH, nitrates (ppm of NO3)

Also, if you could provide some pictures showing newer and older leaves of some of the plants that would help.


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