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Way too many changes too fast! Pull as much BBA out as you can by hand then target the rest with hydrogenperoxide in a syringe.

The more changes you make the worse your plants will do. Plants acclimatize to their enviroment. When their enviroment changes they have to reclimatize to the new parameters which causes them strees which is seen in melting and die off. Let everything stablize, stop making changes and be patient. Remove BBA manually.
 

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Thanks, that's what I've been doing. All other plants seem to be doing well, but the Dwarf Sag and Dwarf chain swords are really struggling. I can't manually remove the BBA from them without uprooting them so I've been manually applying Excel to the affected plants daily with a syringe. Would you recommended Hydrogen peroxide over excel? I've heard all the negative stuff about Excel as a biocide, but I haven't had any livestock casualties since I started daily dosing and my jungle Val has not melted back at all. I just wish my carpeting plants didn't seem like they're on their way out. I'm wrapping up the cycle on a 10 gallon dirted tank right now and the Dwarf Sag and Dwarf chain-swords are going crazy setting tons of runners. They must love the soil substrate and 40 ppm of nitrate in the water the plants due to the cycling. If the ones in this 20 gallon totally die, I can probably take cuttings from the runners in my 10 gallon tank and start over.
I have successfully used hydrogen-peroxide in the past and that is probably the approach I would take. Hydrogen-peroxide breaks down pretty quickly into just water. I believe this would be less stressful on plants than ever varying doses of Excel... but this is just the hunch of someone that can't really say for sure.
 
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