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  1. Plants
    I need some advice from someone who knows plants better than I do. What do the plants that do badly in this tank have in common? Plants that do badly: Monte Carlo (barely spreading after 6 months) Water sprite (both floating and planted barely grow) Cabomba Caroliniana (added a month ago and...
  2. Lighting
    Hey guys... So, I have a planted 8 gallon tank and used to have two long incandescent light bulbs, with a total of 70 lumens per liter, but my plants started to grow not in the way I wanted. The carpeting plants weren't carpeting and were growing vertically instead, and my cabombas weren't...
  3. Low Tech Forum
    Hi, I am seeing good green cabomba growth in my tank, almost 1.5 inch per week. However, the lower leaves of the plant turn brownish though the upper parts are lush green. Specs: 42g Height: 18 inches Light: 1WPG 6500k CFL + indirect sunlight from window Substrate: river sand Ferts: liquid...
  4. Substrate
    Hi everyone, New to the forum and wondering if I have already made a mistake, last month I set up my RIO 240 with the intention of it being a planted discus tank, I bought a 1400l per hour external with a uv light from all pond solutions and it's been cycling since. However the tank came with...
  5. Plants
    I got my plant order in a couple days ago and my plants are taking off! Everything is going quite well, but I was wondering about this "Purple" Cabomba I have - which is really Red Cabomba, I'm not sure why they call it Purple. Anyway, I was wondering bout how long will it be before I see...
  6. Plants
    I got some cabomba a couple weeks ago and it looked great and was growing nicely. Now that it has grown a couple inches, the new growth at the tips is kinda brown and the leaves at the base of each stem are turning brown. I have T5HO 2x39W on my 30 gal, dosing with Excel daily, and Flourish...
  7. Plants
    My plants are/have been turning brown and wilting slowly but surely. For a while my cabomba and the others were doing really well-growing fast and staying bright (or dark) green and algae free. then I had problems with my Co2 and I got algae, so I stopped the ferts, cut down light and got Co2...
  8. Plants
    My cabomba is shedding a ton and yellowing. About two weeks ago I spread it out so it could get more light - though it hasn't seemed to help. New growth on top is red. Plant as a whole is growing rapidly. Ferts: Aqueon Plant Food 1x weekly & Flourish Iron daily (will not dose excel because of...
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