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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V4 #1117
- To: <Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com>
- Subject: Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V4 #1117
- From: Thomas Barr <tcbiii at earthlink_net>
- Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2001 12:59:45 -0700
- In-Reply-To: <200106280748.f5S7m2E00652 at actwin_com>
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> From: "Guillermo Gonzalez" <grgonzalezb at hotmail_com>
> Subject: Curled Leaves
> Hey All,
> Was wondering if someone could help diagnose what would cause
> curling of leaves on swordplants? My Red rubin sword is turning out some
> funny pinkish leaves (old ones) that are curling. The new leaves are very
> narrow and small. Nitrate levels are about 7 mg/l, and I do feed, so I have
> ruled out phosphorus and Nitrogen deficiencys. Am I mistaken? Could It be
> WILL G.
> Austin, TX.
Ca deficiency is the most common but it could be a number of immobile
nutrients(think micro nutrients or perhaps S but unlikely). If yoiu have
hard water it's not Ca or S, try adding more/enough traces in your water
after a water change. Swords grow fast and use lots of traces too.