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Re: [APD] something wrong?

At 04:08 PM 9/1/07 -0700, you wrote:
>Hey folks,
>I think that over the past few months my tank has been degenerating.   
>No difference in my technique, but longer summer days and perhaps  
>warmer water temperatures.  tank is dosed with KNO3, KH2PO4 and  
>Mg2SO4 (as per Tom Barr's instructions (he lives in town and came  
>over once to help me identify plants and help with a brand new set  
>up.)  I change 20 gallons each week with a mix of Davis tap water and  
>"H2O to go" distilled.  Davis water is really hard.
>I'm wondering if the plants don't look as good as I want because they  
>need something else?  The substrate is sand, dirt and gravel, same as  
>from set up.  I don't know if it's a coincidence that my duck weed is  
>all gone, it seemed to die off a couple months ago. (we let it grow  
>in the tank and then fish it out and feed it to the goldfish outside  
>in a pond.)
>here's the url for the pics and info:
>sorry that the pics are so big, comcast is a PITA to make a page.
>while folks are hopefully looking at this, I'll be looking through a  
>couple books that Tom lent me and surfing online to see what I can  
>find about plant health.

Looks nitrate starved to me.


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