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Re: [APD] Slow growth in 10 gal tank
Anther idea: You may be short on hardness and/or specifically on
Magnesium. I dose a bit of epsom salt for magnesium with my traces.
On Monday, February 20, 2006, at 09:42 AM, jvision at telus_net wrote:
> I have a planted 10 gal tank which isn't growing at all to it's
> potential. I
> have 2 spiral 13W CF bulbs, dosing KNO3 and KH2PO4 every-other-day and
> Seachem's Excell as a Carbon source (dosing about 1/4 capful every day
> - no
> deaths to snales, crays or fish).
> Growth was OK for a bit, but has slown down considerably. E. tenellus
> spread, and new growth is very pale. Glosso never really took off,
> and is
> almost non-existant. Riccia pearls after WC, but isn't growing very
> much. Even
> Hygro. polysperma isn't growing much anymore.
> Java Fren is very happy, however.
> Any ideas? I'm not dosing traces - thought WCs would take care of that
> throughout the week. Should I start? Should I add CO2? Would have
> to be DIY
> for now - diffused through an Hagen latter for now, too.
> Thoughts? Suggestions?
> Jason M.
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