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Old 06-17-2009, 04:01 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Default Re: Plant Deficiency Picture Diagram

Thanks very much Zapins for taking the time to draw this very educational diagram. To the best of my knowledge it summarizes quite well what we know about deficiency symptoms in aquatics so far with regards to macro elements.

While the graphic explains issues when macros are in short supply let me add to this when traces are deficient:
New growth in most species will appear twisted and reduced in size. This is in accordance with knowledgeable people such as Amano and the guys from Seachem.

This finding gets overlooked quite often as aquarists seem to concentrate on macros these days primarily.


Thanks again, Detlef

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