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Sunset Hygro - Middle to lower leafs are starting to get some dark like
spots on them.. This increases throughout the leafs then gradually
the leafs start to dissinagrate.. Top leafs still look pretty good although
I have spotted a little "Curling' of the Leafs..

12 gal. Tank, 3+ WPG....
I dose NPK and Traces.. Tank looks pretty good overall though..
No Algae build up per say..
Water Changes- 30-40% once per wk. always...

PH- 6.7-7
KH- around 7
Nitrates around 8-10 on the average..

Is there some sort of a Nutrient Deficiency here???
 

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Your dosing NPK in proper ratios?

Make sure you are. Sunset Hygro is not really a sensitive plant, are you sure it's not just being shaded by the leaves above?
 

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It sounds like it could be due to shading, but you mentioned curling...In order to better determine if it is a nutrient issue, you need to tell us a little more about your tank.

Substrate, GH, specifics on type of fertilizer and regimen.
 

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Yes,
I thought very much about the shading issue..
The Upper leafs are a nice Red in color and no issues per say.
THe Curling I mentioned are in a couple of Leafs just right at the top
where light is Maximum.. but no others are affected..
My GH is always right around what my KH Registers.....
Iron- 0.25 max....
Phosphates- 0.5 or a little higher on the average..
Traces " Plantex CSM / Boron- Usually about 2-3 times per wk. @ 2 mls.
The Tank overall looks pretty good.. ( no Algae issues )
I dose according to Chucks Calc.
 
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