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Re: [APD] something wrong?
At 04:08 PM 9/1/07 -0700, you wrote:
>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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