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RE: Plants grow great in blackout...
- To: Aquatic Plants Digest <Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com>
- Subject: RE: Plants grow great in blackout...
- From: "E.W. Marshall" <emmettw at earthlink_net>
- Date: Sat, 8 Dec 2001 10:34:57 -0700
- In-Reply-To: <200112080848.fB88m8205657 at actwin_com>
- References: <200112080848.fB88m8205657 at actwin_com>
> Date: Fri, 07 Dec 2001 14:58:17 -0800
> From: "Rachel Sandage" <rachelsor at hotmail_com>
> Subject: Plants grow great in blackout...
Rachel Sandage wrote:
> I must be doing something wrong, since all the plants but the Hygro
> Corymbosa actually looked better after the blackout than before. But what is
This is very normal reaction, and it occurs because the plants are literally
reaching into the last known direction of the light with all the energy they
have remaining in them.
I experienced this very same thing about a year ago. My thought was that if I wanted
my plants to grow well, I should do the opposite of everything people
on this list do: Remove all light, stop all dosing, stop all CO2, and Bingo!
- great plant growth. *smiles*