Help hc dieing using toms emmersed idea

gros21

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Ok i set up my hc a few days ago and yesterday i halved the lighting to 200w in a 5ft tank. I also fertlized it a fair bit with a 1:4 watered down generic plant food. 95% of my growth as went from bright green to dark green/brown.
I have noticed ive lost maybe 2cm of water and my take had no condensiton on the inside. Tank has 1 inch gaps in lids at either end.

so I have covered up thease gaps turned back up lighting watered plants heavely. Now my watter has little pools again in low spots. Any other ideas?

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Tom Barr

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Did you use ADA AS?
Do not use generic plant food, it often has NH4 in it and will kill the leaves.

Just use ADA/soil etc and saturate with water.
I do not suggest to spray the plants.

Regards,
Tom Barr