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Re: [APD] Slow growth in 10 gal tank
You do need to dose traces, even if your tap water contains some of
them, it isn't at all likely to contain them all in sufficient
quantities. Also, if you get Greg Watson's CSM+B+extra Fe you can be
sure not to be short of iron.
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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