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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-12-2019, 02:08 AM Thread Starter
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Jungle val uprooting?

So I have a jungle val in my 75gal that in recent months started to slowly uproot. Before that, I had to move my tank which meant taking out the jungle val completely and replanting it. I also added hygrophilia which began to overtake the tank. The jungle val havent been doing so, well after the move and the hygrophilia explosion.

Everytime I bury the roots it slowly uproots again...

Does anyone know whats going on? Why is it uprooting?

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-12-2019, 07:26 AM
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For jungle vals, healthy roots should be 6"++. Two possibilities: a) substrate compaction b) hygro using up P.
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