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Guys I need help finding out why my crypts and dwarf sag are melting and some leaves turning yellow. Everything else is doing OK except these. I did a 50% water change and fell a few hours behind dosing schedule for a couple days but is that really enough time for the plants to start showing deficiencies? Some of the leaves on the crypts are completely melted and some yellowing. Tank size is a 38 gallon tank with a 36" Original Fugeray and dosing pps pro ferts.



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Sorry forgot to mention I am using pressurized co2 and drop checker turns light green after two hours of lights coming on. Should I adjust the co2 to turn on before lights so co2 is readily available.

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In my experience I had some dwarf sag melting because I was dumping my dry fert mixed with water right on top of them, atleast that is what I think. I have also had this happen with m. minuta. Try and slowly let your ferts into the tank and see if that helps.
 

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Is it a new set up? Did you recently rescape? Crypts will melt when first planted or when moved around.
Yes this tank was setup about 2 weeks but the crypt were put in about a week ago. I got 3 crypts and only one appears healthy the other 2 shown in the pictures are showing signs of deficiencies. The dwarf sag was recently added 3 days ago.

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In my experience I had some dwarf sag melting because I was dumping my dry fert mixed with water right on top of them, atleast that is what I think. I have also had this happen with m. minuta. Try and slowly let your ferts into the tank and see if that helps.
I inject ferts with a small syringe with a capacity of 50cc to reach 3.5 ml I have to dose 6.2 shots of ferts distributed all around the tank. I recently took out a powerhead which was too strong so now half the tank has no surface agitation perhaps my ferts aren't being readily moved around the tank?!? What do yo guys think?

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Can you take more photos of the sag and any stem plants in the tank.

Crypts aren't the best indicator plants as they have a tendency to melt for seemingly no reason.

What ferts are you adding and how much of each one?
 
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