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Author Topic: rotala wallichi problems  (Read 2402 times)
DaniFishGirl84
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« on: July 30, 2015, 06:05:06 AM »

I'm trying to figure out what is wrong with my wallichi. I have a 175w 10k mh 32" from substrate, injecting co2, dosing npk, csm+b via ei. It was pearling and putting off new stems until I switched lighting(was using 23w 6500k CFLs) so I'm wondering if its from to much light. My AR is looking brownish on the top too. After all the work/$$$ I've put into the tank I'm very unhappy with it and is quit embarrising, makes me wanna go back to low tech. Any help is appreciated, thanks.
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« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2015, 08:14:19 AM »

I am giving you a link to a page about rotala wallichi.       http://www.aquaticplantcentral.com/forumapc/plantfinder/details.php?id=76

As far as the rest of your post, the only thing I recognize is co2 and CFL's.  Would you please be so kind as to rewrite this without abbreviations so that we know what you are referring to?  Thanks.
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« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2015, 11:02:53 AM »

It may be the combination of too much light and the color spectrum of light. Different plants absorb what they need for photosynthesis and certain colors are more easy for the plants to use. You might try shortening the duration of time the light is on and possibly increasing the Co2.
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