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  1. Plants
    Hello, In my tank Rotala H'Ra old leaves are melting. I have attached few images of the plants. I'm Unable to find the reason for this. Could you please help me. Tank Size: 3ftx1.5ftx1.5ft Temperature: 27-28C(82-84F) Fertilizer: Tropica Specialized Fertilizer(I'm Adding 8 Pumps(16ml) after...
  2. Plants
    Planted my first iwagumi setup. Been up and going for about a month. Everything was doing great until this past week. Now my montecarlo and Echinodorus tenellus is melting. I can't seem.to.figure out why. Any input would be great! Co2 injection Ph 7.4 beginning of co2 on then 6.4 - 6.2 at...
  3. Low Tech Forum
    Hi, I started a planted tank on October 9th. No livestock. I've done a couple of 1 gallon water changes since then. I've had anubias with no issues before, but in this tank, the leaves have all melted off the small ones and the large one has holes in the leaves. I dosed some Tetra Safestart a...
  4. Plants
    I can't find any recent information on this. I am dealing with this horror right now.... Started about 3 weeks ago. Sudden, fast, and merciless. Just when I was starting to feel confident about Anubias and investing in more unusual varieties (Pinto, Gold Coin, Alfezii (variegated no less!)...
  5. Plants
    Beginner: I have a low-tech tank 16 gallon with Finnex Planted+ 24/7 lights (kept on max for 8 hours a day - roughly 60 PAR per forums), dosing Thrive C once a week and Excel every day - both recommended dosage. Attempted a dry-start with the tank, but after two weeks had minor mold issues due...
  6. Plants
    hello. I would really appreciate some help in diagnosing what issue is causing my Monte Carlo carpet to turn white and melt. My tank is approximately 2 months old. the first three weeks were great and the carpet grew out. then suddenly the plants started turning white and melting within a matter...
  7. Plants
    Hi everyone. Just started up a new 20 gal tank a little more than a month ago. Tank cycled in about 2 weeks to my delight. Plants started growing rather quickly but in the last week and a half I have noticed new growth on narrow swords and the Malaysian red coming in. They quickly started...
  8. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I had a quick question and washoping someone could offer some advice. I started a new 20 gallon tab back in December using the dry start method. I planted quite a bit of Alternanthera reineckii 'Mini' and monte carlo, everything went well. I flooded the tank back in Jan and the AR continued...
  9. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hello, I've set up a 29g planted tank, and plants are just doing horribly?! I've no clue why. I feel I've done everything right but clearly there's something I missed. Here's some information and pictures. Lights: 2 10w "t5" LED Tubes, 6000k CO2: Pressurized co2 with an atomizer Fertilizers: I...
  10. Plants
    Tanks Size: 2 feet * 1 feet * 1 feet Ph: 7.5 Substrate: Mineralized soil topped by aquarium clay gravel. Problem: Dwarf Sag is melting, water sprite tip is turning brown, vallisneria's is also turning brown. The tank is only 2 days old. Water is crystal clear. HOB filter...
  11. Plants
    Hi all, I have been battling a bad case of BBA for the last two months or so. Last week, I decided to completely remove all the plants, spray/soak in hydrogen peroxide, and replant in new substrate (eco-complete). I also decided to do a week of Excel, to try to knock out any remaining algae. I...
  12. Plants
    Hello all, I've recently set up a 5 gallon nano 5 days ago and I've noticed that the Anubias leaves have started to just straight up turn brown and started melting. I use Miracle Gro Shake n Feed Slow Release as the fertilizers. When setting up the tank, I put an amount I deemed healthy first...
  13. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hi everyone, This is my very first tank every and until a few weeks ago everything seemed to be going great. I have a fluval edge 6 gallon. With C02 injection. Lighting I have the stock LED lighting from the 12 gallon model (more on that later) and a Interpet LED Lighting System - Double...
  14. Plants
    My jungle val grows well, has crazy amount of runners but, plants only grow 4-6 inches and then lose their leaves. I find tips of jungle val floating every morning. I run my lights 6 hrs a day, i have finnex planted plus LED's. I don't know what could be causing this, I dose potassium every...
  15. Algae
    I have a fairly new tank, it is a 20 gallon tall tank that has been established for about a month now. I am having trouble with some of the plants melting and some build up of algae especially on the moss and driftwood. Below are some specs of my tank. Size: 20 Gallon Tall Filter: Eheim 2215...
  16. Plants
    Hi, This aquarium was set up with no plants and then converted, it consists of: Lighting 30W LED Floodlights x 2 4 39W T5 Unit Substrate Crushed fine black gravel (1/2mm) Clay mixed in Root tabs Filters 1000L/H External 1000L/H Internal Temp: 22/25 c Plants were a mixed box from aqua...
  17. Plants
    Hello, I have a question that has been bugging me the past 2 weeks. I have had a couple plants that have suffered some leaf loss. The leaves turn transparent and soon melt to a gooey consistency to the point where they just crumble away in the current. My RCS make a good meal of it but I'm not...
  18. Plants
    Hello, I am very new to planted tanks. Jungle Val is literally my first plant. I got them shipped a week ago and they came in brown due to cold. I cut the very brown parts and planted it in my tank (the planted ones were still a little brown). :icon_neut Then I realized the LED kit light hood...
  19. Plants
    I recently started a new 5g nano tank (no fish). I added new ADA aquasoil powder in the tank, flooded the tank, and planted the mini glosso at the same time. The mini glosso I got was submerged, co2, and fertz tank. So there were no DSM leaf melting. I dose my 5g nano pps-pro at...
  20. Plants
    Hello! In the last week, I had planted some Glosso to carpet the substrate. Everything was going well, the plants were pearling and growing until BAM! - they started to melt... This image shows a small patch that is melting... This is a bit that isn't... The bit that has melted has now...
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