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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-22-2013, 02:48 AM Thread Starter
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need some help, plants wilting

Ok, new 50 gallon tank that's been setup for almost two weeks. Running a wavepoint t5ho 3 bulbs on for about 8 hours each day for lighting. Substrate is ada aqua soil. Pressurized co2 injection, both drop checkers in the tank are yellow, I have it cranked up quite a bit... no fish yet. Aquasoil is still leeching ammonia pretty good also, been doing 75% water changes every other day. Just started ei dosing yesterday also. The first ten days I was getting great growth, today I'm noticing all the tops of the plants are wilting and hanging down. Any ideas what would cause this?
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Could the plants simply be acclimating to their new environment?

If not, tell us what fertilizers you are dosing. it sounds like a fert problem
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Typical EI dosing...
+/- 1/2 tsp KN03 3x a week
+/- 1/8 tsp KH2P04 3x a week
+/- 3/4 tsp GH booster once a week(water change only)
+/- 1/8 (10ml) Trace Elements 3x a week

It could be the plants adjsting but it seems a little odd, i've setup other tanks and never had wilting just at the tops of my plants...
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