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APD & Krib archives on Water Hyacinth (apd v4 #675; was: Water Hyacinth Disease)

   The Krib and APD archives are your friends.  I've never grown it, but
a search on 'hyacinth' promptly returned these, which answer your
(you lack light by a huge margin):

For your convenience, here are the search URLs:

"Beth Riesgraf" <riesgraf at cloudnet_com> wrote:
> Hi. I am struggling to keep six water hyacinths alive by keeping them
> indoors for the winter in a 50 gallon plastic tub. They are getting brown
> spots on the leaves and I've checked numerous sources but haven't found any
> answers. The roots seem healthy, but growth seems stunted compared to its
> outdoor summer growth. The house water is softened, ph 8.0, and temp. is 68
> degrees F. Six guppies are thriving in the tank. Two flourescent Gro-lights
> are positioned approximately 3 feet above the plants, and they're on 12
> hours a day. There has been some algae overgrowth. Is this a nutrient or
> fertilizer problem, a fungal infection, or something else? I added a small
> amount of dilute Miracle Gro (30 cc of solution using the recommended
> dilution with the powder).