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Re: Crypt meltdown
>Sometimes my crpts melt after in a couple of days, sometimes it takes a while
>before it even starts. This sounds normal to me, and I wouldn't panic just
>yet. AFAIK, the exact trigger is unknown, just that the things tend to do
>this after a change in whater chemisttry. The Petco in my town (Boise, ID)
>uses the same water I do. They get in Crypts and keep them for weeks without
>a problem. Then I take them home and boom. They melt like butter in a
>microwave. Since they come in potted, I suspect that disturbing the roots is
>one of possibly a half-dozen triggers.
Do they also use different (colored) lighting than you do? That can be a
problem for some plants, they get 'used' to a certain color and when there is
a big sudden change in the color of the light they can die.