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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V4 #281

>Date: Sat, 13 May 2000 11:45:49 -0700
>From: "John Farnocchia" <johnf at logicwiz_com>
>Subject: Cabomba Troubleshooting
>I have recently added Cabomba to my tank, but after a weeks time, the
>needles are turning brown on the majority of the plants.
>I have a 100 gallon tank, ph is 6.8, temp is kept at 77.8 to 78.5, Orp is
>320, Ammonia and nitrite is null.  Am adding Kent Freshwater Plant Nutrient
>(3 tsp per 30 gallons at start, 3 tsp per day) and plant tabs (one per 5
>gallons at startup, 1 tab per day).

What's your NO3? These plants need some to grow well (5-10ppm is good)and
this may be the reason they are melting down. Give them light,CO2 and
nutrients and they will grow like "a bat of hell". ORP?
HeHe. Got old salt equipment, eh?
Tom Barr