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Old 09-30-2005, 05:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question My 72 gallon tank. Need help improving the color.

Hi All would like to share my tank. And a few questions.

Here is my tank.


and my question is, I got a few plants which is red, but the color is starting to turn green. Such as this


and this one the buttom suppose to be purple.


I have the following water chem.
KH 5.5 - 6 degree
GH 6 - 7 degree
Ph 6.7 - 6.8
I use PMDD which adds, .350 iron 3X a week (Mon, Wed, Fri)
I add NO3 (8.38ppm) and P04 (0.83 ppm) 3X a week as well (Sun, Tues, Thurs)
Sunday I do a 30 Gallon water change.

It has high light 330 watt with pressureized C02.

Can you help.

Thank you in advance

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Try increasing the N03 to 10 or 12ppm
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Try increasing the N03 to 10 or 12ppm
what if your levels are that high? is new growth always greener maybe?
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