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Our macranda: http://www.brainyday.com/jared/aquarium/discus/macranda.htm
How long have you grown Macrandra successfully? -- About 10 months.
Before you were successful, were you unsuccessful (and what changed that)?
-- It did well from the start.
What are your tank conditions:
Lighting - 384 watts/135 gal (2.8 wpg) PC lighting
Temp (F) 84
pH - 6.9
KH (ppm) - 50 (2.8 dH)
NO3 (ppm) - about 5 (has ranged from 3-15)
Ca (ppm)- 120 (as CaCo3)
Mg (ppm)- 35 (as CaCo3)
Cl (ppm)- ??
Fe (ppm)- Used to keep a constant 0.1 -- now adding iron twice weekly
CO2 (ppm) - 15
K (ppm) 15
additives/frequency (PMDD, KNO3, CaCl, CaSO4, etc...): potassium sulfate,
potassium nitrate, potassium chloride, magnesium sulfate, Flourish,
Flourish Trace, Flourish Iron.
Substrate/additives/cables: Now Flourite, but the macranda also did well in
previous setup with gravel + laterite.
Jared Weinberger jared at brainyday_com
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