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Iron deficiency and root tabs

I recently converted my 10g to a walstad tank, and everything is doing fine... except for the s. repens. I've determined that it's showing signs of iron deficiency. I have some spare flourish root tabs and I was wondering if those can help make up for an iron deficiency, or if I'll have to dump more money into getting a liquid iron supplement.
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Hi @BlackOsprey,

Welcome to TPT! Imagine running into you here, it is a small aquatic world.

Yes, Seachem Flourish Tabs contain iron in the form of ferrous gluconate and should provide the iron that the S. repens in your other thread can utilize even with your [email protected] 7.4-7.6. It may take a couple of weeks for the plants to respond; remember to watch the new leaves as they emerge for improvement - the existing leaves will not change.
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