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Discussion in 'Talk to Tom Barr' started by duanemc, Jan 9, 2010.

  1. duanemc

    duanemc Junior Poster

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    Am restarting planted tank using dry method you wrote about in recent FAMA mag. I am using HC to start fore ground and also have some swords planted. It has been about 8 weeks now and the HC still has not filled completely in and both the HC and swords have brown edges on leafs. It also appears that some new growth of the swords is dying. Lighting is approx 400 watts/ 65k for 12 hours in a 75 gal tank. Substrate is Eco complete. Your thoughts????
     
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    How often are you misting the plants ? if so with plain water or liquid nutrients ? how much water is below your substrate? is your tank covered, if so how often do you remove the lids ?
     
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    dry method

    water level is at even with top of substrate, includes ferts in water, misting seems to magnify browning of leafs, tank is covered and only removed to add water
     

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