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what is it? and why does it seem to be loosing its leaves?

setup is a 50 gallon with a 48" current satellite led, DIY c02, substrate is miracle grow organic capped with pea gravel. Lights are on for about 9 hours a day.

not currently using any fertz, but considering adding leafzone or something similar. all the other plants in the tank seem to be doing quite well, although im not sure about the val. grass, it seems to be degenerating a bit...

here is an overview of the tank



any help would be appreciated I really like the contrast of the reds against all the bright green in there and would like them to do well!
 

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Ludwigia sp. "red".

Check if the stem is rotting. If it does, cut off the top and let it float until it grows roots, then replant.
It is either aclimating to your tank or hungry or both.
In either case, you need to feed your plants. LeafZone is a decent start, but do read stikies at the top of "Fertilizers" section of the forum.

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appreciate the responses

thank you guys for the quick response! I have tried to read the fertilizer section and numerous posts about the such... but in all honestly; all that chemistry makes my brain hurt... a lot lol. can you guys recommend a good "all in one type product"? Centromochlus, espically if you know of something that is available at either aquatouch (which is where most of my plants came from) or the ocean floor?
 

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Yep, I had a headache for weeks after reading that stuff :)

PM nilocg on this forum and check his WTS threads. He has everything you need, with simple instructions, at best prices. If he is not around, I can PM you couple of websites to get the ferts from.

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You are going to have to go over to barreport as his account has been suspended on this forum for some reason my friend let me know that the other day but I know hes on barr as well. He is the best to buy from in my opinion and he knows his stuff.
 

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You are going to have to go over to barreport as his account has been suspended on this forum for some reason my friend let me know that the other day but I know hes on barr as well. He is the best to buy from in my opinion and he knows his stuff.
I just paid him for something on his For Sale thread. But now I can't PM him... I hope he checks his emails.
 
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