deficiency

  1. MoreliaViridis

    Mg Deficiency With Super Soft Water?

    I have very soft tap water where I live. I was kinda thinking about dosing Ca and Mg but did not actually dose any. And this is what happened to my 29 gallon Crappy pic but I see some new leaves that are pale with veins and old leaves with dark spots. Mg? Or could be Iron? I did have NPK and...
  2. yd2

    Fertilizing Not Working, Deficiency Signs Keep Growing.

    B"H Hello im a beginner in planted aquarium, and reached a roadblock with my hygrophila compacta. my aquarium is Low-Tech , the amount of water is about 25 liters. (8 gallon+-) I have all the micro and macro nutrients fertilizers. The Higro Compact keeps showing significant deficiency signs...
  3. M

    Stunted Ludwigia Sp Red.

    Hello Community! I've been having some trouble growing ludiwigia sp red on my highly dense planted tank. The new leaves seem small and twisted, sometimes diagnosed as calcium deficiency or as CO2 deficiency as Tom Barr responds in almost every thread I've read. My tank: 40 Gallon planted and...
  4. S

    Manganese Deficiency

    Hey guys, i have manganese deficiency in my tank. I sent several water samples to a laboratory. The result was always high levels of iron and nearly no manganese. Any ideas where all the manganese disappears? I use Tropica Soil and Tropica Premium. I have two big filter filled with pumice...
  5. M

    Reinekii Deficiency

    Hello! I've had a 40G heavily planted tank for over a year now. But reinekii never seem to stay alive. Everything else grows like crazy. If anyone knows what could the problem be I'd appreciate it! My tank info: Filtration: Canister filter for 90g + 2 hanging cascade filters (over filtered)...
  6. D

    Introduction

    Hey all, I am new to this forum and I am from the DFW area. I have been the aquarium hobby for about 5 years now and started a planted tank about 2 years ago now. I have always had some issues with my plants. For some reason they are merely coasting along. They are not thriving like alot of...
  7. S

    Help With Deficiency (stem Plants)

    Hello, I am trying to identify a nutrient deficiency with my stem plants. Attached is a picture of my water wisteria (upper right) and ludwigia (lower left). Both plants are able to show growth, but after about a week the leaves will get very dark lines, almost like they have been slashed or...
  8. M

    Ludwigia Sp Red Mini Deficiency

    My Ludwigia sp red mini has been showing some unusual colors in its leaves that eventually fall off. The color is a grayish green I would say. They still show new growth but some still show these leaves. Tank is a month old. Setup and parameters are the following: 20 gallon tank Amazonia light...
  9. F

    What Deficiency Might Be..

    I have this Ammannia praetermissa from dennerle. i got this plant all red. The new leaves coming green but I think is beacause of my nitrates are high ( don'thave problem with this). My problem is the new leaves show some darker colour on the edges. Can you recognize if I have any deficiency...
  10. Neil

    Hygro Turning Red & Macrandra Showing Deficiency Signs

    Hello guys ... ! Its been a month and a half now ..! It seems Rotala Macrandra isn't doing good and that reddish tint on Hygrophila Leaves confusing me...! Its been a couple of weeks now since the HC leaves having red pigmentations on it... Is it something to worry about ? Monte Carlo...
  11. Dave Fryling

    Help With Red Root Floater Phyllanthus Fluitans Deficiency?

    Help...? I seem to be having both good and bad luck with my red root floaters. Lots of new growth, but also alot of melt(?) in the established growth. Does this look familiar to anyone? What am I doing wrong? Tank= 12inch UNS cube, escaped within the last 2 weeks. Phyllanthus fluitans is a...
  12. H

    Need Help Please What Rotala Deficiency Is This?

    hello, today i just switched on the lights noticed that my Rotala rotundifolia was showing signs of deficiency in the form of scrunched/curled up up leaves i have been dosing tropica specialised fertilizer at 0.6ml a day is this maybe to little? the tank has been set up for 1 week only...
  13. Andy the minion

    Emerged Plant Deficiency Diagnosis

    Could somebody have a look at the bleaching on the prayer plant leaf please? I suspect there is a deficiency as we are have very soft water (KH and GH) I do know there is non soluble iron in the supply as we were getting brown stained water at times until I put a 10, 5 and 1um filter in the...
  14. rs18alpha

    Nutrient Deficiency What Am I Missing?

    Can any one suggest what I need to do to solve this problem? These plants have some small holes and on the older leaves they turn transparent and then melt. Some of the older leaves also turn a white-ish yellow color as well. I purchased the plant on ebay, the seller called it hygrophila sp low...
  15. rs18alpha

    Nutrient Deficiency

    Does any one know why this plant looks like this? I purchased it on ebay, the seller called it Hygrophila sp. low grow. It has a bright green color with a little pink on top. The plant is growing well but some of the older leaves and some of the top leaves get holes and become transparent as...
  16. T

    Deficiency?

    woke up this morning to this: my co2 was out for about 2h yesterday while i had the co2 tank refilled. could these deformed/stunted leaves be the result of just a few hours of low co2, or does this look like something else is missing? plant looked fine last night, but i woke up to this...
  17. S

    Ammannia Gracilis Poor Growth.

    Hello, this is my first post on this particular forum. I have a 55 gallon heavily planted aquarium and my ammannia gracilis will not grow correctly. It is twisted and looks unhealthy. I just did a water change and lowered the kh to 2 from 4 because I was told on another forum micronutrients may...
  18. M

    Which Deficiency Please

    Which deficiency(ies) please? I have a 50 gallon aquarium 5 T5 bulbs with two on for 10 hours and all five for a couple EI fertilization two bubbles a sec CO2 weekly 50% water change then 3/4 tsp Ultimate GH Booster (GLA) MWF 1/2 tsp KNO3, 1/8 tsp KH2PO4, 1/8 K2SO4 TTh 1/8 tsp Plantex CSM+B...
  19. rs18alpha

    Potassium And Iron Deficiency?

    I'm dosing 7.5ppm NO3 - 1.7ppm K from KH2PO4 - 1.9ppm K from K2SO4 0.2 ppm Fe from CSM+B 40 galB med light CO2 I'm very close to having everything perfect in my tank.. The plants in question are my Anubias. I'm seeing small holes with yellow around the edges of the holes. Also some of the...
  20. A

    Co2 + Deficiency

    hello all. you guya think this ia good enough co2 going into the tank from an inline diffuser. also i have a pic of my ludwigia this is the only plant that gives me problems. everything else is doing good. 1) what kind of problem do i have on my ludwigia. 2) i dose 15 ml pottasium to my 29...