Leaves dying - The Planted Tank Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 10-23-2011, 04:26 PM Thread Starter
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Miami, FL
Posts: 47
Leaves dying

Both of my crpyts died while sitting in my transfer tank, and all my other plants have dying leaves.

They are getting planted today, but my t5ho setup wont arrive til the day after I leave town, so I will be using some CFL's - approx 1watt per gallon (desk lamp) and some natural indirect sunlight (no co2 during this time) while I am gone.

Will the plants that lost all leaves still regrow or should I toss them?
BostonMike is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 10-23-2011, 04:51 PM
Planted Tank Guru
 
PTrader: (84/100%)
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 21,012
Crypts usually lose their leaves when they are transplanted, but as long as the roots look good, they regrow them. For the other plants, it depends on what they are, but most will recover if you trim off the dead parts.

Hoppy
Hoppy is offline  
Reply

Tags
None

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome