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Re: Amazon Sword Woes


> >I have a couple Amazon Swords and the new growth is coming in smaller
> >the existing leaves.  I've always associated this with insufficent light,
> >but I have 370W over a 55 gal.  CO2 is added at about 2-3 bubbles/sec and
> >daily additions of PMDD.  The substrate is just gravel, but the tank has
> >been established for 3-4 yrs.
> >
> >My crypts, java fern, and Rotala wallichi love it and Vallisneria
> >doesn't.
> >
> >Thanks for your assistance
> >
> >Dave
> if your vals don't like it as well as the amazon swords, i'd hazard a
> your kH/gH are low?
> according to diana walstad, hardwater plants don't compete well with
> softwater plants in softwater, and vice versa . . .